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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.77% 2.37% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 5.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
38 78 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 29.23% 46.15% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification