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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 105 111 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 1.70% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,700 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,300 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
560 528 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.34% 29.12% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 402 412 594
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +1 7 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Milton Keynes +1 6 £33,750 -3.57% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (76.92%) ISEB
2 29 (74.36%) Finance
3 20 (51.28%) Test Management
3 20 (51.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (43.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (43.59%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
6 11 (28.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
6 11 (28.21%) Banking
6 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
6 11 (28.21%) Degree
7 10 (25.64%) QA
7 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 9 (23.08%) HP
9 8 (20.51%) Asset Management
9 8 (20.51%) Logistics
9 8 (20.51%) Supply Chain Management
9 8 (20.51%) Validation
9 8 (20.51%) Test Planning
9 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
10 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) Legal
10 7 (17.95%) Military
10 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
2 5 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 7 (17.95%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
1 15 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Test Manager
3 8 (20.51%) Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Automated Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Web Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JSP
1 5 (12.82%) XML
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) WPF
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) PACS
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Test Management
2 17 (43.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Asset Management
7 8 (20.51%) Logistics
7 8 (20.51%) Supply Chain Management
7 8 (20.51%) Validation
7 8 (20.51%) Test Planning
7 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
9 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) ISEB
2 20 (51.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) HL7
2 3 (7.69%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
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