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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 104 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 0.72% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 2.54% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 19
Median salary £52,500 £33,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £22,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £39,310 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
409 591 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 28.54% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 347 424 475
Median salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
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 11 December 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 11 December 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
High Wycombe - 10 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes +13 8 £47,500 +42.85% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £60,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 45 (75.00%) ISEB
2 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (53.33%) Degree
4 31 (51.67%) Test Management
5 27 (45.00%) Waterfall
6 26 (43.33%) Finance
7 24 (40.00%) HP
7 24 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (40.00%) V-Model
7 24 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 23 (38.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 20 (33.33%) LoadRunner
10 18 (30.00%) Selenium
11 17 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (28.33%) Automation Testing
12 15 (25.00%) Banking
13 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
13 14 (23.33%) Test Scripting
14 13 (21.67%) ISEB Practitioner
14 13 (21.67%) SDLC
15 12 (20.00%) Java
15 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 11 (18.33%) Risk Analysis
16 11 (18.33%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (18.33%) SQL
16 11 (18.33%) MS Office
16 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
16 11 (18.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 10 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
1 11 (18.33%) MS Office
1 11 (18.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 18 (30.00%) Selenium
3 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 7 (11.67%) JIRA
5 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.33%) JMeter
6 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.67%) JUnit
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Protractor
8 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) TestNG
8 1 (1.67%) VisualVM
8 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Test Manager
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Manager
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 8 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Applications Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Performance Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Tester
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) JSP
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) mHealth
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Test Management
3 27 (45.00%) Waterfall
4 24 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 24 (40.00%) V-Model
5 17 (28.33%) Automation Testing
5 17 (28.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (23.33%) Test Scripting
7 13 (21.67%) SDLC
8 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 11 (18.33%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 6 (10.00%) Data Management
12 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) ISEB
2 32 (53.33%) Degree
3 23 (38.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (21.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) HP
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
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