The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 84 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 30 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.58% 1.87% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 13
Median salary £38,000 £34,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £49,900 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
ISTQB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
456 750 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.13% 31.50% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 358 533 513
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +29 15 £37,700 +10.88% 2
Marlow - 8 - - 2
High Wycombe +7 6 £55,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) ISEB
3 26 (63.41%) Software Testing
3 26 (63.41%) Test Management
4 20 (48.78%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (43.90%) Degree
6 17 (41.46%) HP
7 16 (39.02%) Finance
7 16 (39.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (39.02%) V-Model
8 15 (36.59%) Functional Testing
8 15 (36.59%) Waterfall
9 14 (34.15%) Test Strategy
10 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
10 12 (29.27%) HP UFT
10 12 (29.27%) LoadRunner
11 11 (26.83%) Manual Testing
11 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.95%) Performance Testing
13 8 (19.51%) SDLC
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (17.07%) Project Management
14 7 (17.07%) Defect Management
14 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (17.07%) System Testing
15 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
15 6 (14.63%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
15 6 (14.63%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) HP UFT
1 12 (29.27%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Programme Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Programme Test Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
3 6 (14.63%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Software Testing
2 26 (63.41%) Test Management
3 16 (39.02%) V-Model
4 15 (36.59%) Functional Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Waterfall
5 14 (34.15%) Test Strategy
6 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
7 11 (26.83%) Manual Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.95%) Performance Testing
9 8 (19.51%) SDLC
9 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.07%) Defect Management
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
10 7 (17.07%) System Testing
10 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
11 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
11 6 (14.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) ISEB
2 18 (43.90%) Degree
3 16 (39.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (14.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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