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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 113 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 2.07% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 5.31% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 8
Average salary £28,750 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% -28.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
536 640 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.17% 38.93% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 387 470 460
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £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 8 February 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 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Protractor
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
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Raytheon
Salary: Flexible Depending On experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago