The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank - 68 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 132 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.50% 29.53% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 126 91
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in Bedford