The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 110 115
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 0.86% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 2.47% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 20
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £28,925
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £39,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -4.48%  

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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 657 648 777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.34% 34.97% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 467 538 645
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -22 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
ISTQB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) ISEB
3 12 (80.00%) QA
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium
4 11 (73.33%) .NET
5 9 (60.00%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (40.00%) QA Automation
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (20.00%) SDLC
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
11 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (13.33%) SOAP
11 2 (13.33%) Web Services
11 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Manual Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago