The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 18 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 1.23% 1.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,688 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.53% -
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 Banbury region.

Qualifications Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 39.51% 45.45% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,242 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Banbury

ISTQB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP