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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 112 127 89
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 5 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.25% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 0.83% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 38
Median salary £43,750 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
636 606 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.63% 30.65% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 496 451 567
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £63,500 £55,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 6 £42,500 +47.82%
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) V-Model
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) JBehave
4 2 (13.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (13.33%) RSpec
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Junior
1 3 (20.00%) Junior QA Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Junior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Junior Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Test Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) GWT
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) V-Model
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Presales
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle