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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 111 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.15% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.48% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 22
Median salary £46,750 £27,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £29,500 £53,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
650 625 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.07% 31.19% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 523 493 582
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) HTML

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) JBehave
2 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (20.00%) RSpec
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Junior QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) GWT
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle