The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 28 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.23% 0.32% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.40% 1.00% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 15
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +125.49%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
ISTQB
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 100 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 43.25% 32.05% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 88 68
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of job ads across the High Wycombe region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the High Wycombe region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 22 (91.67%) ISEB
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Degree
3 19 (79.17%) Test Management
3 19 (79.17%) V-Model
3 19 (79.17%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (79.17%) HP
3 19 (79.17%) Waterfall
4 17 (70.83%) Finance
5 14 (58.33%) LoadRunner
6 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
7 9 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 9 (37.50%) HP UFT
7 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
8 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (33.33%) MS Office
8 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
1 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 9 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Test Manager
2 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Manager
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Manager
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Applications Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) mHealth
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Test Management
2 19 (79.17%) V-Model
2 19 (79.17%) Waterfall
3 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (33.33%) SDLC
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) ISEB
2 21 (87.50%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com