Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 143 181
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 1 2 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.058% 0.091% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +10.77%

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 723 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.76% 32.98% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 377 611 745
Median annual salary £42,189 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £68,805 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Oxfordshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Oxfordshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Wallingford - 1 £37,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA