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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.49% - 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% - 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
44 18 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 48.35% 29.03% 58.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 23
Average salary £25,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.65% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Basildon

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
5 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Telerik
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Telerik