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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.58% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 1.84% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 22
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £38,800 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
270 435 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.36% 31.54% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 194 295 328
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) ISEB
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
4 10 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Selenium
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
6 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Project Management
6 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
8 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Management
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.67%) Web Development
7 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) ISEB
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mitie Group PlC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago