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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 33 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 0.65% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 1.90% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 35
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
815 737 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.20% 33.98% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 573 570 888
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +7 27 £34,000 -24.44% 4
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 51 (80.95%) ISEB
2 42 (66.67%) QA
3 34 (53.97%) Automated Testing
4 29 (46.03%) Degree
5 28 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 26 (41.27%) Selenium
7 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
8 20 (31.75%) Manual Testing
9 18 (28.57%) JIRA
10 16 (25.40%) HTML
10 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
11 15 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (19.05%) Java
13 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 11 (17.46%) HP
14 11 (17.46%) Scrum
14 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
14 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
15 10 (15.87%) Validation
15 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (14.29%) C#
16 9 (14.29%) SQL
16 9 (14.29%) Linux
16 9 (14.29%) Finance
16 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
17 8 (12.70%) Windows
17 8 (12.70%) Python

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Selenium
2 18 (28.57%) JIRA
3 15 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.94%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.94%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.17%) Hudson
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.17%) TestNG
6 2 (3.17%) JUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Sahi
7 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) WATIR
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
2 5 (7.94%) Military
3 3 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Test Analyst
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Test Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) QA Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Tester
6 9 (14.29%) Test Manager
7 8 (12.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Manager
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Test Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Software Tester
9 6 (9.52%) Test Project Leader
9 6 (9.52%) Project Leader
10 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Senior QA Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Systems Test Engineer
12 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) GIS
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Android
4 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.94%) UNIX
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.59%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Automated Testing
2 28 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
4 20 (31.75%) Manual Testing
5 16 (25.40%) Regression Testing
6 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
7 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
8 10 (15.87%) Validation
9 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 8 (12.70%) Test Management
10 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) TDD
11 7 (11.11%) User Stories
12 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Web Testing
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
1 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.29%) C#
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) Delphi
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) ISEB
2 29 (46.03%) Degree
3 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
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