Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 69 39
Rank change year-on-year +42 -30 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 0.60% 1.07% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 3.91% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Abingdon median annual salary £29,000 £18,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.11% -55.00% -24.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £17,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £29,500 £18,500 £42,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.67% -6.25% +3.90%

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 46 128 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 27.71% 27.29% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 86 77
Abingdon median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% +0.64% +8.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,750 £27,200
90th Percentile £60,869 £52,250 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario 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:

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