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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.61% - 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% - 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £25,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 55 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.26% 23.21% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 81
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Buckinghamshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) J2EE

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Web Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £42,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago