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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 108 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.42% 0.87% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 2.67% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 22
Median salary £29,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £36,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
487 486 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.87% 32.42% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 383 384 405
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Oxford +5 10 £28,250 -29.37%
Banbury 0 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Abingdon -14 5 £18,000 -55.00% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 31 (75.61%) ISEB
2 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
4 19 (46.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (46.34%) Regression Testing
5 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
6 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
6 16 (39.02%) V-Model
6 16 (39.02%) Waterfall
6 16 (39.02%) Functional Testing
6 16 (39.02%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) Degree
8 11 (26.83%) JIRA
8 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
9 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (24.39%) TestDirector
10 9 (21.95%) QA
11 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.51%) Life Science
11 8 (19.51%) Test Management
11 8 (19.51%) Firmware
11 8 (19.51%) C
11 8 (19.51%) C++
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.51%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (19.51%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
13 6 (14.63%) HP

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) JIRA
2 10 (24.39%) TestDirector
3 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
4 3 (7.32%) QARun
4 3 (7.32%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) TestRail
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Analyst
1 25 (60.98%) Test Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Games Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate Tester
6 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Video Game Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Manual Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (19.51%) Life Science
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
3 19 (46.34%) Regression Testing
3 19 (46.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (43.90%) Automated Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Functional Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Manual Testing
5 16 (39.02%) V-Model
5 16 (39.02%) Waterfall
6 11 (26.83%) Test Strategy
7 8 (19.51%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (19.51%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) Test Management
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
9 5 (12.20%) User Stories
10 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C
1 8 (19.51%) C++
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) ISEB
2 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Sophos
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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