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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 96 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 0.14% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.39% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 23
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -15.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £29,750 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
497 509 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.62% 35.25% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 413 398 448
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 8 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing

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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
2 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Junior QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines