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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.62% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 0.83% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
92 121 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 40.17% 39.03% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 55
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,150 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com