Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 124 115
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.46% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.72% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 20
Milton Keynes median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +2.99% -1.47%
10th Percentile £27,225 £30,050 £28,950
90th Percentile £44,250 £40,050 £38,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.80% +1.47%

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 421 466 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.97% 27.01% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 347 352 400
Milton Keynes median annual salary £39,584 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,775 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £68,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) White Clarke
4 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium

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 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Testing Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) White Clarke