Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 1.35% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 2.21% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +32.86% -12.50% +56.86%

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 93 136 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 25.07% 34.69% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 54
Abingdon median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -21.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,700 £29,325
90th Percentile £57,750 £48,750 £56,375
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 17 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestLink
2 1 (20.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (80.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sophos