The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 88 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.87% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.39% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 19
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
513 543 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.15% 36.37% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 415 464 589
Average salary £41,500 £43,900 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.46% +14.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridge region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) QA
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) iPad
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) Selenium
9 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle
11 2 (11.11%) C
11 2 (11.11%) .NET
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
11 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Protractor
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Android Development
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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