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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.16% 0.53% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.83% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 22
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.07%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
148 219 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.99% 28.82% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 128 164 317
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium

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 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
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%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
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%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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