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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 102 109 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.52% 0.28% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.80% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 33
Median salary £42,500 £28,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -15.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £30,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
543 497 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.14% 34.25% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 439 361 442
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 24 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) V-Model
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) JBehave
3 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (20.00%) RSpec
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Junior
1 3 (30.00%) Junior QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Junior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Junior Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) V-Model
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines