Driving Software Testing Forward in the UK

UK Testing Board (UKTB) is a not for profit legal entity formed in 2007 whose roles include:

  • Support for ISTQB® certification schemes in the UK
  • Provision of accreditation for ISTQB® trainers and training materials in the UK via our exam partners (BCS and iSQI)
  • Working with testers, employers, education and other standard bodies to advance the professionalism of the software testing profession in the UK
  • The power behind UK language ISTQB® exams for BCS, iSQI and other international ISTQB® Exam Boards
  • Leading the industrialisation of Software Testing within the UK market through process consistency and standards adoption

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UKTB Board Members


The UKTB is a not for profit organisation, made up of volunteers from within the UK.  The Directors work on a voluntary basis on the board. All are specialists, practitioners, consultants and trainers that have experience in software testing and quality assurance related positions.

The board represents a cross section of testing companies from the UK (large companies, smaller companies and training providers) where no more than 49% of the board can be selected from any one company.

Each board member has a set of defined responsibilities as shown in the image.

Latest UKTB Updates


Thought-provoking and useful piece from https://t.co/mpk5C1jom4 on why #accessibility #testing with real users is so important alongside WCAG compliance tests https://t.co/MOH5BZXzqK

QA’s Roles Vs Goals: How to Balance Both To Achieve Your Goals - This article is dedicated to my passionate QA Fraternity!!! Gone are the days when the QAs used to have ample time waiting for the builds to come and later they would start testing, rais... https://t.co/2hHFtxfdbl

The @TMMiFoundation is proud to announce that the 1st #TMMiCN Summit will be organized on the 8th of June, 2018 in China.
#SuccessWithTMMi #DigitalESP

System Testing Vs End-To-End Testing: Which One is Better to Opt? - An Overview of System Testing and End-to-end testing: End-to-end testing and System testing always go hand in hand, but even an experienced test professional can get confused about th... https://t.co/y8wInPONrt

iSQI goes #India
#iSQI is very proud to announce the opening of two new offices in #Mumbai and #Bangalore, India.
Celebrate with us and join the first public #exam session on March 26th. Book your paperbased exam in our webshop.
More information: https://t.co/FYKkac15Ys

What is Globalization Testing (A Complete Guide) - What is Globalization Testing: Guide to Its Types, Checklist and Testing Approach Globalization testing aims at ensuring if the product is stable in terms of both its functionalities as well as repres... https://t.co/n21sI6OWfN

46% of UK businesses have experienced security breaches or attacks. Interesting infographic document from a https://t.co/mpk5C1jom4 report last year highlighting the importance of cyber security: https://t.co/yA844kMocn

How to Use Tours to Ensure Complete and Thorough Exploratory Testing - Exploratory Testing Tours: How to Ensure a High-Quality Software Product using Exploratory Test Tours Exploratory testing is not a testing methodology. Rather it is an approach to ... https://t.co/DrLFHzSAZo

ISTQB® is happy to welcome Armenian Software LLC to its Partner program! - Armenian Software LLC has joined the program at the Gold Partnership level. Visit the https://t.co/SpRswYWIEP and https://t.co/nzfmlwWJ4L for more details about the Partner Pro... https://t.co/jjjajmL3V8


ISTQB® Vision – ” To continually improve and advance the software testing profession by: Defining and maintaining a Body of Knowledge which allows testers to be certified based on best practices, connecting the international software testing community, and encouraging research.”


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