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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 120 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 0.95% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 2.71% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 26
Median salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
654 739 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.83% 35.12% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 536 617 650
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 May 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 +8 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
ISTQB
East of England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 14 (63.64%) QA
3 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
6 9 (40.91%) JIRA
6 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) Selenium
9 6 (27.27%) iPad
9 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) Unix
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
11 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (13.64%) SDLC
12 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
12 3 (13.64%) VMware
12 3 (13.64%) Oracle
12 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
13 2 (9.09%) System Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Kanban
13 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.55%) Protractor
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Software Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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