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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 67 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.06% 1.66% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.83% 6.12% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 4
Median salary £42,750 £32,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £22,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,080 £34,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
249 294 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.22% 27.07% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 214 234 254
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 19 (63.33%) ISEB
2 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Selenium
4 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
5 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (30.00%) JMeter
7 9 (30.00%) BDD
8 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 8 (26.67%) QA
9 7 (23.33%) Test Management
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) TDD
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
11 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Degree
11 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Automotive
11 5 (16.67%) XML Messaging

ISTQB
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Protractor
5 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (13.33%) VisualVM
6 3 (10.00%) JBehave
7 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) XML
1 5 (16.67%) XML Messaging
2 4 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Behat
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) BDD
6 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 7 (23.33%) Test Management
8 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Time Management
11 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
1 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Seapine
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