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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 98 110 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.27% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.76% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 30
Median salary £42,500 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £32,450 £53,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
539 527 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.43% 34.97% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 403 391 472
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) V-Model
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (25.00%) RSpec
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
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