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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 100 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 3.33% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 15
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £23,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
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
573 661 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.79% 36.58% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 478 487 507
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 £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (78.95%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) QA
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Web Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) JMeter
9 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) CRM
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (10.53%) ArcGIS
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) QA Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) JSF
2 2 (10.53%) Dojo
2 2 (10.53%) GWT
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Web Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sophos
2 2 (10.53%) ESRI
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.53%) Lumension
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
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