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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 90 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.42% 0.76% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 2.39% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 3
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +47.05%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
384 543 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 31.57% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 322 409 306
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Oxford +45 16 £34,250 +80.26% 3
Abingdon +11 1 £28,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 (67.44%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) ISEB
3 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
4 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
4 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Degree
5 14 (32.56%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (30.23%) Gherkin
6 13 (30.23%) System Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (27.91%) SQL
7 12 (27.91%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
8 11 (25.58%) LAN
8 11 (25.58%) WAN
8 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
9 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
10 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
10 9 (20.93%) User Stories
10 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
10 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
10 9 (20.93%) QA
11 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.95%) JIRA
14 5 (11.63%) Test Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) LAN
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
1 22 (51.16%) Test Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Tester
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Tester
5 7 (16.28%) Junior
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Test Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Product Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (30.23%) System Testing
5 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (20.93%) Test Planning
6 9 (20.93%) User Stories
7 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Test Management
9 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Coaching
11 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) SDLC
11 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sophos
3 1 (2.33%) HP
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