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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.74% - 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% - 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £40,000 - £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
41 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.84% 32.02% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 82
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 20 (90.91%) ISEB
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Degree
4 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
5 14 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (63.64%) Test Management
5 14 (63.64%) V-Model
5 14 (63.64%) HP
6 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
7 12 (54.55%) Finance
8 10 (45.45%) Banking
9 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (36.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
11 7 (31.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (31.82%) SDLC
11 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
11 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (31.82%) Selenium
11 7 (31.82%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
11 7 (31.82%) MS Office
12 6 (27.27%) Retail
13 5 (22.73%) Java
13 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
13 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
14 4 (18.18%) Line Management

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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
1 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Test Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Test Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) mHealth
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
3 14 (63.64%) Test Management
3 14 (63.64%) V-Model
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 7 (31.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 4 (18.18%) Data Management
8 4 (18.18%) Line Management
8 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) ISEB
2 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com