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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.48% 1.97% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 12.50% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
26 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 19.40% 15.79% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Wealth Management
4 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (37.50%) SDLC
9 5 (31.25%) Line Management
9 5 (31.25%) ISEB
10 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
11 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 2 (12.50%) MS Office
12 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
12 2 (12.50%) Workflow
12 2 (12.50%) Legal
12 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
12 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 2 (12.50%) Selenium
12 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 2 (12.50%) Security 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Software Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Associate Director
3 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Services Director
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) QA Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
3 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Line Management
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP