The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £29,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
ISTQB
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
49 91 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.52% 34.47% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 71 101
Median salary £52,000 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.21% +38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bedford

ISTQB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA