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


Have you passed an ISTQB Certification? Are you one of the 500,000+? https://t.co/dw3tI0pZE2

Have you had your say, we really need your help to drive software testing forward in the UK. https://t.co/8tJJSPcOGK

Want to know more about the ISTQB Certified Tester Scheme? https://t.co/GaFuLaDFPe

What is the ISTQB Certified Tester Scheme? https://t.co/GaFuLaVgGM

Atlassian Confluence Tutorial: A Comprehensive Guide For Beginners https://t.co/pwgFVBWs6N

ISTQB® is happy to welcome TWINCUBES to its Partner program! https://t.co/o7JNKIxZPJ

Thinking of submitting to #UKSTARconf
@eviltester gives some helpful tips 👍 https://t.co/PUsXusO4js

How can I cost effectively comply with GDPR by May 2018? Check out @BCSShropshire Event https://t.co/YVx9CW5avw

Where can I find out about the ISTQB SCR? https://t.co/WBKraR9tnj

What is the ISTQB Successful Candidate Register (SCR)? https://t.co/WBKraR9tnj


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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