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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 102 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 1.61% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 4.85% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 36
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
760 804 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.02% 33.26% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 630 611 657
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 8 £31,250 -3.84%
Huntingdon +10 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Peterborough +5 7 £34,000 -32.00%
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (83.93%) ISEB
2 24 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 22 (39.29%) QA
4 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 18 (32.14%) Test Scripting
6 16 (28.57%) Test Management
7 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.00%) JIRA
9 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) System Testing
9 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
10 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (21.43%) HP
10 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
11 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
11 11 (19.64%) Selenium
11 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
12 10 (17.86%) Degree
12 10 (17.86%) Java
13 8 (14.29%) SAP
13 8 (14.29%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
13 8 (14.29%) Web Testing
13 8 (14.29%) User Stories
13 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.50%) Python
15 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
15 6 (10.71%) JavaScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) ATM
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) JIRA
2 11 (19.64%) Selenium
3 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
2 2 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Test Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Manager
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Test Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Junior
9 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Dojo
4 2 (3.57%) GWT
4 2 (3.57%) JSF
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.14%) GIS
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 18 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 16 (28.57%) Test Management
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.21%) Integration Testing
6 13 (23.21%) System Testing
7 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 8 (14.29%) User Stories
10 6 (10.71%) SDLC
10 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.93%) BDD
11 5 (8.93%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (83.93%) ISEB
2 10 (17.86%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) HP
2 8 (14.29%) SAP
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Sophos
4 2 (3.57%) ESRI
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.57%) Lumension