Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 4.73% 2.55% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 8.33% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Abingdon median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +57.89% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,500 £27,150
90th Percentile £53,125 £48,125 £29,450
Oxfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £46,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year -40.86% +60.34% -22.67%

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 44 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 26.04% 30.64% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 44
Abingdon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,325 £28,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £47,625 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,719 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.47% +16.25% -11.11%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Blog
5 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Java

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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft