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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 84 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 0.59% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £26,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,000 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,000 £27,375
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
353 339 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.05% 32.75% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 252 262 366
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Validation
3 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 8 (66.67%) Logistics
3 8 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (58.33%) Military
4 7 (58.33%) Legal
4 7 (58.33%) Supplier Management
5 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) System Testing
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Military
2 7 (58.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 8 (66.67%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 8 (66.67%) Logistics
2 8 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 7 (58.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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