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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 95 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.36% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.87% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 24
Median salary £38,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,680 £29,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
471 576 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.95% 41.32% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 369 482 497
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
2 11 (64.71%) QA
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) iPad
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) User Stories
8 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
9 2 (11.76%) Fintech
9 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) System 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Protractor
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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