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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 30 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.44% 9.39% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 27.40% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Median salary - £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
32 73 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 26.02% 34.27% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 41 40
Median salary £85,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -1.05%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

The demand trend of job ads across the Brentwood region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) AS400
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Associate Director
4 1 (12.50%) Services Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP