Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.31% 0.29% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.22% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 20
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +28.91% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £38,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year -23.53% +18.88% +7.52%

ISTQB Foundation Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 409 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.87% 24.07% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 329 304 402
Milton Keynes median annual salary £40,000 £43,463 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% +8.66% -
10th Percentile £24,650 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,850 £65,000 £71,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.95% +3.53% +3.66%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB