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


ISTQB® is happy to welcome Ferratum to its Partner program! - Ferratum has joined the program at the Gold Partn... https://t.co/1Yd5kWyB07

Email Validation Testing: How to Test the Email Functionality of an Application https://t.co/S7e5OTHYut

ISTQB® Effectiveness Survey Report 2016-2017 is available for download now! https://t.co/MYWphAOzeO

Ever wondered what Oculus Rift in Virtual Reality(VR) is all about @BCSShropshire https://t.co/Y5IvIZPD2Z

ISTQB® is happy to welcome Crux Consultores to its Partner program! https://t.co/NeNxzDZrs8

What is Incremental Testing: Detailed Explanation With Examples https://t.co/h9EG87mfvf

2 weeks until the BA Conference in London. See the full list of this year's workshops #BAOT https://t.co/mNIOqh6nL9

An example of software oblivious to the real world - let's hope the users have more sense than following what the app says. https://t.co/XmoCJ7GNhc

Some Sunday reading! 30 Days Of Agile Testing | The Agile Manifesto and plenty more in our newsletter Medium https://t.co/OPSybPMay0

Happy Tester's Day to software testers everywhere! #TestersDay #SoftwareTesting #Software


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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