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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 9.20% 1.56% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% 4.76% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
42 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 48.28% 32.81% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 22
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

The demand trend of job ads across the Banbury region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Banbury region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 17 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (88.24%) ISEB
3 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
3 14 (82.35%) V-Model
3 14 (82.35%) Waterfall
4 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
5 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
6 8 (47.06%) TestDirector
6 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (47.06%) Test Management
7 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
8 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
12 1 (5.88%) Degree
12 1 (5.88%) QA
12 1 (5.88%) QARun
12 1 (5.88%) User Experience
12 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
12 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 1 (5.88%) WinRunner

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) TestDirector
2 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) QARun
3 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Test Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manual Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 17 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
2 14 (82.35%) V-Model
2 14 (82.35%) Waterfall
3 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
5 8 (47.06%) Test Management
6 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP