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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 114 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.24% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 22
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -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
805 758 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.33% 34.79% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 547 610 904
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 18 £32,500 - 4
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 55 (94.83%) QA
2 47 (81.03%) ISEB
3 46 (79.31%) Automated Testing
4 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (63.79%) Selenium
6 30 (51.72%) Test Scripting
7 29 (50.00%) Manual Testing
8 20 (34.48%) TDD
8 20 (34.48%) C#
8 20 (34.48%) HTML
9 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (32.76%) Software Testing
10 18 (31.03%) Regression Testing
11 17 (29.31%) WebDriver
12 16 (27.59%) Automation Testing
12 16 (27.59%) Scrum
12 16 (27.59%) JIRA
12 16 (27.59%) Java
13 13 (22.41%) CSS
14 12 (20.69%) Python
15 11 (18.97%) Degree
15 11 (18.97%) BDD
16 10 (17.24%) Jasmine
16 10 (17.24%) Sahi
16 10 (17.24%) Selenium IDE
16 10 (17.24%) WATIR
16 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
17 9 (15.52%) HTTP
17 9 (15.52%) Internet
17 9 (15.52%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
1 9 (15.52%) Internet
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Selenium
2 17 (29.31%) WebDriver
3 16 (27.59%) JIRA
4 10 (17.24%) Jasmine
4 10 (17.24%) Sahi
4 10 (17.24%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (17.24%) WATIR
5 8 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (6.90%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.72%) TestNG
7 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) QA Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Tester
3 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Software Tester
6 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.34%) Automated Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) SAP Test Manager
7 6 (10.34%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Test Project Leader
7 6 (10.34%) SAP Manager
7 6 (10.34%) Project Leader
7 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) HTML
2 13 (22.41%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) UNIX
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Automated Testing
2 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) Test Scripting
4 29 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 20 (34.48%) TDD
6 19 (32.76%) Software Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Regression Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Automation Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) BDD
10 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.52%) User Stories
11 9 (15.52%) Compatibility Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
13 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
13 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (10.34%) Test Management
14 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) C#
2 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 12 (20.69%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) F#
5 8 (13.79%) C++
5 8 (13.79%) Ruby
6 4 (6.90%) C
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (81.03%) ISEB
2 11 (18.97%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (94.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) SAP
1 6 (10.34%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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