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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank - - 36
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe - - 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  

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 High Wycombe.

Academic & Professional Certification
High Wycombe
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 63 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 29.15% 29.58% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 76
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 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

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (66.67%) V-Model
3 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) WebDriver

ISTQB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) V-Model
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: competitive
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