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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 98 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 1.14% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 5
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
620 527 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.02% 27.77% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 452 455 562
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 +8 18 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Milton Keynes -2 5 £32,450 +22.45%
Aylesbury 0 1 £30,000 -50.00% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 28 (73.68%) ISEB
3 15 (39.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 12 (31.58%) QA
5 12 (31.58%) Test Management
5 12 (31.58%) Banking
5 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) UNIX
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) JSP
7 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Selenium
9 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.79%) Logistics
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.53%) Retail
11 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
General
1 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 3 (7.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Tester
2 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Test Leader
5 6 (15.79%) Web Tester
6 5 (13.16%) Automated Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Automated Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Head of Testing
10 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
1 9 (23.68%) XML
1 9 (23.68%) JSP
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Test Management
3 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
4 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.79%) Logistics
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.89%) System Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) ISEB
2 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) HP
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago