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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 33 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.54% 0.63% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.04% 1.90% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Median salary £57,500 £56,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +120.58%
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
112 105 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 44.09% 33.33% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 106 89 48
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 11 (100.00%) V-Model
2 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
1 11 (100.00%) V-Model
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
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