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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 55 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.12% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.40% 0.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 2
Median salary £33,500 - £38,250
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 - £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £38,850
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
149 245 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.58% 27.65% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 132 192 193
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) ISEB
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) System Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (47.83%) Gherkin
6 10 (43.48%) User Stories
7 9 (39.13%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (39.13%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) JIRA
9 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
9 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
11 5 (21.74%) C
11 5 (21.74%) Firmware
11 5 (21.74%) C++
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
11 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
11 5 (21.74%) Life Science
11 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing

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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Life Science
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) System Testing
3 10 (43.48%) User Stories
4 9 (39.13%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.70%) Product Management
10 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
10 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (4.35%) SDLC
10 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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