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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.07% - 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.46% - 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 15
Median salary £57,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
96 120 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 35.56% 33.90% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 87
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £75,000
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 6 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 28 (93.33%) ISEB
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) Degree
4 23 (76.67%) Waterfall
5 22 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (73.33%) Test Management
5 22 (73.33%) V-Model
5 22 (73.33%) HP
6 20 (66.67%) Finance
7 17 (56.67%) LoadRunner
8 14 (46.67%) Banking
9 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 12 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (36.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 11 (36.67%) SDLC
11 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
11 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (36.67%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (36.67%) MS Office
12 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
12 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
13 7 (23.33%) Selenium
13 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
14 6 (20.00%) SQL
14 6 (20.00%) Retail

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
1 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) LoadRunner
2 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
2 7 (23.33%) Selenium
3 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Applications Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Spring
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) mHealth
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Waterfall
3 22 (73.33%) Test Management
3 22 (73.33%) V-Model
4 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (36.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (36.67%) SDLC
6 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
6 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Data Management
8 6 (20.00%) Line Management
9 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) ISEB
2 24 (80.00%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 12 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) HP
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com