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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 119 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 1.38% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.97% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 27
Average salary £34,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £55,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
710 731 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.96% 34.81% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 569 612 698
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 30 April 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
(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 +3 14 £33,500 -6.94% 1
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) ISEB
2 13 (61.90%) Software Testing
3 12 (57.14%) QA
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
6 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 6 (28.57%) iPad
7 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Selenium
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Unix
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 2 (9.52%) System Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Kanban
11 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Test Management
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Software Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) ISEB
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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