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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 85 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.89% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 1.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 3
Median salary £34,250 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.96% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £37,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
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
411 620 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.11% 31.79% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 334 474 386
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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 3 December 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 +36 13 £33,500 - 1
Banbury +6 3 £37,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £28,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 34 (72.34%) ISEB
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
5 19 (40.43%) Degree
5 19 (40.43%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (29.79%) JIRA
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) WAN
9 11 (23.40%) LAN
9 11 (23.40%) QA
9 11 (23.40%) System Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (23.40%) Gherkin
10 10 (21.28%) User Stories
10 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.28%) IP Telephony
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
11 9 (19.15%) Test Planning
11 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
12 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (17.02%) SQL
13 7 (14.89%) Scrum
13 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
13 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
13 7 (14.89%) C
13 7 (14.89%) C++
13 7 (14.89%) Firmware
13 7 (14.89%) Computer Science

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 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) LAN
1 11 (23.40%) WAN
2 10 (21.28%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) JIRA
2 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.26%) TestRail
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
1 20 (42.55%) Test Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) QA Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Junior Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Life Science
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
3 19 (40.43%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (23.40%) System Testing
5 10 (21.28%) User Stories
6 9 (19.15%) Manual Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Test Planning
7 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (10.64%) Coaching
10 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) C
2 7 (14.89%) C++
2 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) ISEB
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Sophos
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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