The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon - 2.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £72,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 33.33% 45.30% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £19,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Basildon

ISTQB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center