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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 30 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.68% 0.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £28,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
58 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 39.46% 27.68% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 26
Median salary £32,500 £46,400 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.95% +12.48%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos