The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 78 106
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.90% 1.16% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.20% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
Median salary £62,000 £38,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.15% -17.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 858 834 1473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.40% 96.53% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 646 694 1192
Median salary £43,463 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,125 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Milton Keynes

Test Manager
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Manager in Milton Keynes

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
4 7 (63.64%) ISEB
5 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
7 4 (36.36%) TestNG
7 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 4 (36.36%) hybris
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Middleware
8 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) QA
9 2 (18.18%) Test Management
9 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Use Case
10 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) TestNG
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Test Management
8 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (18.18%) Use Case
9 1 (9.09%) OO
9 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
9 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Seapine