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


What is Beta Testing? A Complete Guide - Beta Testing is one of the Acceptance Testing types, which adds value to the product as the end-user (intended real user) validates the product for functionality, usability, reliability, and compatibility. Inpu... https://t.co/s3JSbMX6gE

What is Alpha Testing? An Early Alarm for Defects - Alpha Testing is a Pre-release activity and one of the types of Acceptance Testing. Here, testing activity is carried out in a much-controlled manner and it is not accessible by the end-users/market.... https://t.co/n09bALcaSz

Ranorex Test Suite, Test Module Creation, UserCode File, Xpath, and Data Binding - In the previous Ranorex part 1 tutorial, we discussed the basic components of Ranorex Studio. Ranorex Studio offers a wide range of tools to make automation testing an ... https://t.co/54hUfrWru7

ISTQB® is happy to welcome Gaming Laboratories International to its Partner program! - Gaming Laboratories International has joined the program at the Global Partnership level. Visit the https://t.co/ujrOG4C0oy and https://t.co/nzfmlwWJ4L for more det... https://t.co/3HVbjKpCJW

Ranorex Tutorial: A Powerful Desktop, Web, and Mobile Automation Testing Tool - Ranorex Hands-on Tutorial #1 Ranorex is a powerful test automation tool for everyone, including non-coders, to record automation tests step-by-step for desktop, web and mo... https://t.co/eE0efcWH0E

The Little TMMi book, now almost ready to be published in Chinese https://t.co/ViTpA5olMY
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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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