The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 114 99 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +37
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.87% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 5.44% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
883 956 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.10% 34.41% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 699 797 965
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 19 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Ely - 4 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough - 2 £37,500 - 1
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (97.62%) ISEB
2 32 (76.19%) QA
3 23 (54.76%) Automated Testing
4 21 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 20 (47.62%) Regression Testing
6 16 (38.10%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
8 14 (33.33%) Selenium
8 14 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
9 12 (28.57%) Test Management
10 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (26.19%) SAP
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
12 9 (21.43%) JIRA
12 9 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (21.43%) HTML
12 9 (21.43%) Java
12 9 (21.43%) Python
13 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.67%) CSS
14 7 (16.67%) Internet

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) Wireless
3 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Test Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Project Leader
3 10 (23.81%) Test Project Leader
4 9 (21.43%) QA Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Manager
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Software Tester
8 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Manager
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Senior SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Automated Testing
2 21 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 20 (47.62%) Regression Testing
4 15 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Test Management
6 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
8 9 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) System Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
1 9 (21.43%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Tcl
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) ISEB
2 16 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) SAP
2 10 (23.81%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) Atmel
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
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