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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 98 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 0.99% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 2.70% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 37
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
751 890 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.74% 36.69% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 625 731 800
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 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 31 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 18 £35,000 +7.69%
Peterborough +5 4 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Huntingdon - 4 £53,750 -
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (46.38%) Automated Testing
3 30 (43.48%) Degree
4 26 (37.68%) Test Scripting
5 25 (36.23%) QA
6 20 (28.99%) JIRA
7 18 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
8 17 (24.64%) SQL
9 16 (23.19%) Python
10 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.29%) Selenium
11 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
11 13 (18.84%) Regression Testing
12 12 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (17.39%) Test Management
12 12 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
13 11 (15.94%) Android
13 11 (15.94%) Validation
13 11 (15.94%) Windows
14 10 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (14.49%) Finance
14 10 (14.49%) HP
14 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
15 9 (13.04%) Load Testing
15 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.04%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) JIRA
2 14 (20.29%) Selenium
3 10 (14.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (7.25%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.45%) TestNG
6 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 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
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Test Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Test Manager
3 16 (23.19%) Tester
4 13 (18.84%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
6 11 (15.94%) Software Tester
7 10 (14.49%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) SAP Manager
9 6 (8.70%) SAP Test Manager
10 5 (7.25%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Junior
12 3 (4.35%) QA Manager
12 3 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Junior Test Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
12 3 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.25%) GIS
4 4 (5.80%) 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 11 (15.94%) Android
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 9 (13.04%) 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 32 (46.38%) Automated Testing
2 26 (37.68%) Test Scripting
3 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 18 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.84%) Regression Testing
5 13 (18.84%) Test Strategy
6 12 (17.39%) Test Management
7 11 (15.94%) Validation
7 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Load Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Integration Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.59%) Test Planning
10 7 (10.14%) System Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
12 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) Java
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Delphi
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) ISEB
2 30 (43.48%) Degree
3 12 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) HP
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) IBM
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago