The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 High Wycombe region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 37 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.73% 1.66% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.33% 5.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £34,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.47% 28.73% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 97
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Test Management
4 7 (58.33%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (8.33%) WebDriver

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA