The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
ISTQB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 46.50% 54.93% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 50
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Abingdon region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Abingdon

ISTQB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) C

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA