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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 113 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.00% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 2.22% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 21
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
775 809 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.25% 35.91% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 543 665 897
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 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 1 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 -2 18 £32,500 - 3
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (93.65%) QA
2 52 (82.54%) ISEB
3 50 (79.37%) Automated Testing
4 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (63.49%) Selenium
6 34 (53.97%) Test Scripting
7 32 (50.79%) Manual Testing
8 22 (34.92%) Software Testing
8 22 (34.92%) Regression Testing
8 22 (34.92%) HTML
9 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 21 (33.33%) TDD
10 19 (30.16%) Scrum
10 19 (30.16%) C#
11 18 (28.57%) Java
11 18 (28.57%) JIRA
11 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
12 16 (25.40%) Automation Testing
13 15 (23.81%) CSS
14 13 (20.63%) Python
14 13 (20.63%) Degree
15 11 (17.46%) Internet
15 11 (17.46%) BDD
15 11 (17.46%) Compatibility Testing
16 10 (15.87%) Selenium IDE
16 10 (15.87%) Jasmine
16 10 (15.87%) Sahi
16 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
16 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.87%) HTTP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (17.46%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 40 (63.49%) Selenium
2 18 (28.57%) JIRA
2 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 10 (15.87%) Selenium IDE
3 10 (15.87%) Jasmine
3 10 (15.87%) Sahi
3 10 (15.87%) WATIR
4 8 (12.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.94%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.59%) JUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) TestNG
7 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (1.59%) Games
1 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) Tester
3 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 11 (17.46%) Software Tester
6 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 6 (9.52%) Automated Test Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
8 6 (9.52%) Test Project Leader
8 6 (9.52%) SAP Test Manager
8 6 (9.52%) SAP Manager
8 6 (9.52%) Project Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) HTML
2 15 (23.81%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
3 1 (1.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) Automated Testing
2 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) Test Scripting
4 32 (50.79%) Manual Testing
5 22 (34.92%) Software Testing
5 22 (34.92%) Regression Testing
6 21 (33.33%) TDD
7 19 (30.16%) Scrum
8 16 (25.40%) Automation Testing
9 11 (17.46%) BDD
9 11 (17.46%) Compatibility Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
11 9 (14.29%) User Stories
11 9 (14.29%) Web Testing
12 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.16%) C#
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) Python
5 8 (12.70%) F#
5 8 (12.70%) Ruby
6 7 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) C
8 2 (3.17%) SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 52 (82.54%) ISEB
2 13 (20.63%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (93.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) SAP
1 6 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Atmel