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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 91 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.41% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 1.05% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 23
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
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
461 570 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.47% 39.23% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 393 470 509
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) QA
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (33.33%) iPad
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Unix
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) User Stories
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
10 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000

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:

Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
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 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) 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
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