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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 29 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 2.11% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 23
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
701 568 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.08% 35.68% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 492 479 705
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (97.87%) QA
2 45 (95.74%) ISEB
3 43 (91.49%) Automated Testing
4 30 (63.83%) Selenium
5 28 (59.57%) Test Scripting
6 24 (51.06%) Software Testing
7 22 (46.81%) HTML
8 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
9 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (38.30%) Scrum
10 18 (38.30%) JIRA
10 18 (38.30%) Java
11 16 (34.04%) CSS
12 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
13 14 (29.79%) Degree
14 13 (27.66%) TDD
14 13 (27.66%) C#
15 11 (23.40%) Internet
16 10 (21.28%) Compatibility Testing
16 10 (21.28%) HTTP
17 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
17 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
17 9 (19.15%) User Stories
18 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
18 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (17.02%) Python
18 8 (17.02%) Windows
18 8 (17.02%) Linux
19 7 (14.89%) C++
19 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
2 10 (21.28%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 30 (63.83%) Selenium
2 18 (38.30%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.77%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.26%) Sahi
6 2 (4.26%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
7 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.13%) Games
1 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) QA Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Software Tester
4 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Automated Testing
2 28 (59.57%) Test Scripting
3 24 (51.06%) Software Testing
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Scrum
6 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
7 13 (27.66%) TDD
8 10 (21.28%) Compatibility Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
9 9 (19.15%) User Stories
10 8 (17.02%) Automation Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Usability Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
13 3 (6.38%) BDD
14 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 2 (4.26%) System Testing
14 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
15 1 (2.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) C
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) SQL
8 2 (4.26%) F#
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) ISEB
2 14 (29.79%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (97.87%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle
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