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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 95 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 0.57% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 1.53% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 19
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
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
456 524 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.92% 37.06% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 380 447 555
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 (83.33%) ISEB
2 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) QA
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) JIRA
6 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) iPad
7 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
11 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
11 2 (11.11%) C
11 2 (11.11%) .NET
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Protractor
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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