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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.61% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
101 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.89% 23.16% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 59 95
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Spreadsheet

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB