The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.16% 0.40% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.29% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 22
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.07%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
ISTQB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 232 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.03% 30.57% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 133 177 307
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxford region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Oxford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000.0000 - £33000.0000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago