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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.94% 1.31% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 5.11% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 4
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £39,080 £34,970
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
244 313 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.77% 25.63% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 215 247 283
Median salary £40,000 £37,700 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.10% -5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 9 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (19.23%) JMeter
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
10 3 (11.54%) QA

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 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) JMeter
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.85%) Protractor
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) VisualVM
7 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Product Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Management
3 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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