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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.58% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 1.83% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 30
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
500 710 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.12% 31.80% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 369 480 525
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +22 7 £38,000 +11.76% 2
Marlow - 3 - - 1
High Wycombe -1 2 £55,000 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) ISEB
3 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Test Management
4 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
4 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
6 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (29.03%) HP
9 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) Project Management
10 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
10 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
10 7 (22.58%) V-Model
10 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
11 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
11 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Selenium
11 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
12 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
2 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.23%) Hudson
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Test Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Programme Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Programme Test Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Test Programme Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Software Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Test Management
3 13 (41.94%) Test Strategy
4 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 7 (22.58%) V-Model
7 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) ISEB
2 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mitie Group PlC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago