The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 103 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 2.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 6.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 0
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
ISTQB
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
417 433 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.87% 33.10% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 290 332 319
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Military
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Logistics
6 4 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) JBehave
4 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Military
3 3 (21.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Symbian
4 1 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian