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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 100 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.74% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 2.49% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 20
Median salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £31,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
262 441 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.18% 29.56% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 200 304 325
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) ISEB
3 14 (60.87%) Test Strategy
4 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Test Management
4 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Facilities Management
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Test Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Programme Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Test Strategy
3 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Test Management
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Facilities Management
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago