Period
to 15 November 2018

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 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 186 172
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.18% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 9
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -9.68%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,062 1,692 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.02% 40.77% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1,239 971
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +45 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Peterborough -33 7 £55,000 +91.30% 1
ISTQB
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
3 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) ISEB
5 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 7 (41.18%) V-Model
6 7 (41.18%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) JUnit
7 6 (35.29%) Cognizant
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (35.29%) QA
7 6 (35.29%) Google
7 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) TestNG
7 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
7 6 (35.29%) Service Design
7 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (35.29%) Data-Driven Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) WebDriver
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) JUnit
3 6 (35.29%) TestNG
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Automation Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Tester
4 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Web Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripter
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Functional QA Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Python Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 7 (41.18%) V-Model
4 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Data-Driven Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Service Design
5 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cognizant
1 6 (35.29%) Google