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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 74 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.03% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 3.47% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
206 375 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.08% 28.11% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 172 283 271
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) ISEB
3 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Test Management
4 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
5 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
5 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
6 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (22.58%) System Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
9 5 (16.13%) BDD
9 5 (16.13%) Web Testing
9 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
10 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Facilities Management
10 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
10 4 (12.90%) 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 (6.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Test Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Product Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Test Management
3 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
4 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
5 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) System Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Web Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Facilities Management
9 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) ISEB
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) VMware