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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.37% 0.83% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 2.76% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 9
Median salary £38,000 £30,225 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.72% -13.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £39,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
256 434 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.37% 30.12% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 323 286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) ISEB
3 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
4 13 (48.15%) Test Strategy
5 12 (44.44%) Test Management
6 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
7 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (29.63%) System Testing
9 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
10 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
11 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
11 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Selenium
11 5 (18.52%) Project Management
12 4 (14.81%) Migration
12 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
12 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
12 4 (14.81%) Facilities Management
12 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
12 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Test Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Test Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Product Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Test Strategy
4 12 (44.44%) Test Management
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) System Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
9 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Facilities Management
10 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £55-65k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago