Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 8.67% 1.10% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.89% 4.55% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 2
Abingdon median annual salary £51,250 - £18,000
10th Percentile £26,250 - £17,500
90th Percentile £60,000 - £18,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% +38.81% -16.25%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 88 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 48.47% 24.11% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 55
Abingdon median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £59,250 £48,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Abingdon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Abingdon

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Abingdon over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
5 7 (41.18%) PhD
5 7 (41.18%) C
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) C++
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) MATLAB
5 7 (41.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (41.18%) Data Science
5 7 (41.18%) Analytics
5 7 (41.18%) R
5 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
6 5 (29.41%) Confluence
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) API Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
General
1 7 (41.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Graduate
1 7 (41.18%) Graduate Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Software Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Software QA Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Analytics
5 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Data Science
5 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
6 4 (23.53%) API Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) SDET
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) C
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) MATLAB
2 7 (41.18%) R
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) PhD
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft