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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 104 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 36 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 2.84% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 22
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% +27.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
808 811 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.91% 34.15% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 609 664 890
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,490 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +5 24 £32,500 -7.14%
Peterborough +3 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 - 1
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (90.77%) QA
2 54 (83.08%) ISEB
3 50 (76.92%) Automated Testing
4 37 (56.92%) Selenium
4 37 (56.92%) Test Scripting
5 28 (43.08%) Software Testing
6 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
8 21 (32.31%) TDD
9 20 (30.77%) HTML
9 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 18 (27.69%) Scrum
11 17 (26.15%) Degree
11 17 (26.15%) Automation Testing
12 16 (24.62%) Python
12 16 (24.62%) C#
12 16 (24.62%) CSS
12 16 (24.62%) JIRA
13 15 (23.08%) Java
13 15 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
13 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
14 12 (18.46%) Windows
14 12 (18.46%) Linux
14 12 (18.46%) Internet
15 11 (16.92%) HTTP
16 10 (15.38%) WATIR
16 10 (15.38%) Ruby
16 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.38%) BDD
16 10 (15.38%) Jasmine

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Internet
2 11 (16.92%) HTTP
3 5 (7.69%) Wireless
4 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
Development Applications
1 37 (56.92%) Selenium
2 16 (24.62%) JIRA
3 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 10 (15.38%) WATIR
4 10 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 10 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (15.38%) Sahi
5 8 (12.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (10.77%) FitNesse
7 4 (6.15%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (1.54%) Publishing
1 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) QA Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Tester
2 17 (26.15%) Test Engineer
3 16 (24.62%) Software Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Software Tester
5 8 (12.31%) Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) QA Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Project Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) SAP Manager
7 5 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Project Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) HTML
2 16 (24.62%) CSS
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 37 (56.92%) Test Scripting
3 28 (43.08%) Software Testing
4 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Regression Testing
6 21 (32.31%) TDD
7 18 (27.69%) Scrum
8 17 (26.15%) Automation Testing
9 15 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
10 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.38%) BDD
11 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.31%) Web Testing
12 6 (9.23%) Test Management
12 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.62%) Python
2 16 (24.62%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) Ruby
5 8 (12.31%) F#
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 4 (6.15%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (83.08%) ISEB
2 17 (26.15%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (90.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Atmel
4 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
Huntingdon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago