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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 86 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 2.63% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 8
Median salary £35,000 £37,700 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.16% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
370 495 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.19% 28.30% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 300 377 383
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +12 21 £35,000 -2.37%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 36 (80.00%) ISEB
2 25 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Test Management
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 13 (28.89%) SQL
8 12 (26.67%) Java
8 12 (26.67%) QA
9 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
10 10 (22.22%) Line Management
10 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
10 10 (22.22%) LoadRunner
11 9 (20.00%) HP
11 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (17.78%) V-Model
12 8 (17.78%) BDD
12 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
12 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
12 8 (17.78%) Windows
13 7 (15.56%) JMeter
13 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (15.56%) Banking
13 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (13.33%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 10 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
4 7 (15.56%) JMeter
5 6 (13.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.89%) Protractor
6 4 (8.89%) VisualVM
6 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) JBehave
8 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
1 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Manager
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Technical Tester
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) XML
1 5 (11.11%) XML Messaging
2 4 (8.89%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) Behat
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.11%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) mHealth
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Test Management
6 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
7 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Line Management
7 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 8 (17.78%) BDD
8 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.78%) V-Model
9 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) SDLC
11 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
11 5 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) ISEB
2 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) AppDynamics
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Seapine
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