Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 108 135
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.51% 1.57% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 5.62% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 56
Milton Keynes median annual salary £52,500 £35,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.85% +10.00% -6.88%
10th Percentile £29,625 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £66,250 £37,125
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -25.29%

ISTQB 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 371 463 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.34% 27.94% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 274 396 582
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £66,250 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB 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 in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Milton Keynes

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
3 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (68.00%) ISEB
5 15 (60.00%) BDD
6 12 (48.00%) Java
6 12 (48.00%) Scrum
7 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (40.00%) SDLC
9 9 (36.00%) JIRA
10 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (28.00%) TestNG
10 7 (28.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (24.00%) SOAP
11 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (24.00%) hybris
12 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Test Management
12 5 (20.00%) HP
12 5 (20.00%) JMeter
12 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) JUnit
12 5 (20.00%) Middleware

ISTQB
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 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) TestNG
4 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.00%) JMeter
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (12.00%) Bitbucket
7 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (4.00%) Mocha
8 1 (4.00%) Protractor
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (12.00%) Head of Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Head of UAT
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (40.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Test Management
10 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) User Stories
11 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Stress Testing
12 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) hybris
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft