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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 1.15% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 66 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 28.74% 28.33% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 52 40
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Abingdon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft