Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 33 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 -30
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 0.98% 5.42% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 12.93% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 2
High Wycombe median annual salary £32,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.48% +2.22% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,750 £52,625
90th Percentile £33,750 £62,500 £60,875
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +34.62% -25.29%

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
High Wycombe
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 232 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 25.73% 41.88% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 188 176
High Wycombe median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,375 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £75,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in High Wycombe

ISTQB
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP