The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood 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 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.64% 2.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 22.86% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £38,750 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
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 Brentwood region.

Qualifications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.05% 21.95% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 16
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Brentwood

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 22 (84.62%) QA
2 15 (57.69%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) ISEB
5 12 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
6 10 (38.46%) Middleware
6 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 10 (38.46%) SOAP
7 9 (34.62%) HP
7 9 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) XMLSpy
9 7 (26.92%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 6 (23.08%) MS Office
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA
11 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
12 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
13 3 (11.54%) System Testing
13 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) XMLSpy
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.69%) TestDirector
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) QA Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Tester
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Tester
7 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
8 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
8 2 (7.69%) QA Manager
8 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) SOAP
1 10 (38.46%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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