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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.89% 0.98% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.50% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
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
67 120 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 29.91% 39.09% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 66 78 56
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP