The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 90 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 43 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 0.82% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 2.18% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 29
Average salary £43,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
834 826 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.25% 37.65% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 649 681 740
Average salary £43,125 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridgeshire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +18 29 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Peterborough +6 5 £43,000 +14.66%
Huntingdon - 3 £52,500 -
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 50 (72.46%) ISEB
2 31 (44.93%) Automated Testing
2 31 (44.93%) Degree
3 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 26 (37.68%) QA
5 19 (27.54%) JIRA
5 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
6 17 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (23.19%) SQL
8 15 (21.74%) Python
8 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.74%) Selenium
9 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
9 13 (18.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (17.39%) Validation
10 12 (17.39%) Windows
11 11 (15.94%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (15.94%) Android
11 11 (15.94%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
12 10 (14.49%) Test Management
12 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
12 10 (14.49%) Regression Testing
12 10 (14.49%) Finance
12 10 (14.49%) Linux
12 10 (14.49%) HTML
12 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.04%) Test Planning
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.04%) HP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) ATM
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) NFC
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) JIRA
2 15 (21.74%) Selenium
3 11 (15.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (7.25%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.45%) TestNG
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Military
3 4 (5.80%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Tester
3 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Test Manager
3 14 (20.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Software Tester
6 10 (14.49%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) SAP Manager
9 5 (7.25%) SAP Test Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Junior
10 4 (5.80%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Systems Test Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Junior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.70%) GIS
4 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Android
3 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 4 (5.80%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Tizen
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Automated Testing
2 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
4 17 (24.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
7 12 (17.39%) Validation
8 10 (14.49%) Regression Testing
8 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.49%) Test Management
9 9 (13.04%) Test Planning
9 9 (13.04%) Manual Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Load Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.70%) Scrum
11 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Use Case
11 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) Java
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) C#
6 3 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) Delphi
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) ISEB
2 31 (44.93%) Degree
3 13 (18.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) VCP4
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 9 (13.04%) HP
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) IBM
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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