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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 78 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 34 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.27% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 2.21% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 12
Median salary £43,750 £33,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £53,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
461 723 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.79% 31.42% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 360 539 455
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +25 19 £38,000 +25.72% 2
High Wycombe +8 9 £57,500 +2.22% 1
Marlow - 6 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (65.22%) Software Testing
2 30 (65.22%) Test Management
3 29 (63.04%) ISEB
4 25 (54.35%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (50.00%) Degree
6 22 (47.83%) HP
7 21 (45.65%) V-Model
7 21 (45.65%) Waterfall
8 19 (41.30%) Finance
9 17 (36.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
11 15 (32.61%) LoadRunner
12 14 (30.43%) HP UFT
12 14 (30.43%) Functional Testing
13 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
14 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
14 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
15 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
16 10 (21.74%) SDLC
17 9 (19.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
17 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
18 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (17.39%) System Testing
19 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
19 7 (15.22%) Scrum
20 6 (13.04%) Banking
20 6 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner

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 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) LoadRunner
2 14 (30.43%) HP UFT
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Test Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Test Programme Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (65.22%) Software Testing
2 30 (65.22%) Test Management
3 21 (45.65%) V-Model
3 21 (45.65%) Waterfall
4 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
5 14 (30.43%) Functional Testing
6 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
7 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.74%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) Automation Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (17.39%) System Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum
13 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
13 5 (10.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) ISEB
2 23 (50.00%) Degree
3 17 (36.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (19.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (54.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) HP
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
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