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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 2.44% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £37,700 £34,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.88% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £35,000
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
250 450 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.90% 29.70% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 205 330 312
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 £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (76.92%) ISEB
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 12 (46.15%) Test Management
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) System Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
8 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Open Source
9 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (15.38%) Selenium
10 4 (15.38%) Facilities Management

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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hudson
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Test Programme Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 12 (46.15%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) Defect Management
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) System Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Facilities Management
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C++
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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