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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 81 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.66% - 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% - 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Average salary £22,000 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 - £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
232 169 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.77% 22.62% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 135 165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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