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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 99 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.22% 0.64% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 2.00% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 26
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 £37,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
467 749 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.92% 32.01% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 350 509 518
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 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 29 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 +23 11 £38,000 +11.76% 1
Marlow - 5 - -
High Wycombe +6 2 £55,000 -8.33%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) ISEB
3 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
3 19 (59.38%) Test Management
4 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
5 14 (43.75%) Functional Testing
5 14 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 12 (37.50%) Degree
8 11 (34.38%) HP
9 10 (31.25%) Finance
9 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
10 9 (28.13%) V-Model
10 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
10 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
11 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
11 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Project Management
12 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
13 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
13 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 5 (15.63%) System Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 5 (15.63%) SQL
14 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 5 (15.63%) Open Source

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
2 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Programme Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Programme Test Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Test Management
3 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
4 14 (43.75%) Functional Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) V-Model
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Open Source
11 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.63%) System Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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