Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 116 119
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 11 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 2.82% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Milton Keynes median annual salary £37,500 £26,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.51% -17.19% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,600 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £40,000 £39,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £26,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +32.08% -17.19% -5.88%

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 338 319 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.82% 20.85% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 254 236 397
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £39,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year +15.72% -3.05% +2.50%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) QA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) QualityStage
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) APMP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft