The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.08% 0.78% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 2.53% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 32
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
ISTQB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
438 475 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.93% 30.84% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 349 339 515
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +11 13 £37,500 -28.57%
Oxford +3 1 £27,500 -8.33% 2
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 29 (80.56%) ISEB
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
5 20 (55.56%) Regression Testing
6 18 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 18 (50.00%) Functional Testing
7 17 (47.22%) V-Model
7 17 (47.22%) Finance
8 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
9 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
10 10 (27.78%) TestDirector
11 9 (25.00%) JIRA
11 9 (25.00%) QA
12 8 (22.22%) Test Management
12 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
12 8 (22.22%) HP
13 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
13 6 (16.67%) Degree
14 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 4 (11.11%) MS Office
15 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
15 4 (11.11%) Games
15 4 (11.11%) Game Development
15 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
16 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) TestDirector
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.33%) QARun
4 3 (8.33%) WinRunner
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Analyst
1 28 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
4 20 (55.56%) Regression Testing
5 18 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 18 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (47.22%) V-Model
7 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
8 11 (30.56%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Test Management
10 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
11 4 (11.11%) Game Development
11 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
12 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.56%) Scrum
13 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C++
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (80.56%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
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