The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 45.86% 32.97% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 51
Average salary £33,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £24,275
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Oxfordshire

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 7 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) C

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA