Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 92 119
Rank change year-on-year -20 +27 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.44% 1.70% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 7.74% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 6
Oxford median annual salary £29,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,700 £21,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £35,250 £40,700 £43,625
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -26.25% +33.33%

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 463 323 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 29.23% 22.00% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 412 283 379
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,125 £63,750 £55,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Oxford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Manual Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft