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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 101 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 1.57% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 4.23% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 32
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
568 662 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.39% 37.23% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 467 497 497
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,314 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £55,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) ISEB
2 16 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) QA
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) Selenium
6 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) Android
9 4 (15.38%) Web Testing
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) BDD
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (15.38%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Junior
6 3 (11.54%) QA Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Manager
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JSF
4 2 (7.69%) Dojo
4 2 (7.69%) GWT
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) Web Testing
6 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Sophos
2 2 (7.69%) ESRI
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
2 2 (7.69%) Lumension
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
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