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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.10% 5.86% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.26% 25.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 1
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -55.88%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
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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
31 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 18.90% 23.43% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 19
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -12.03%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 2 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 25 (80.65%) QA
2 23 (74.19%) Finance
3 17 (54.84%) Software Delivery
4 15 (48.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (48.39%) ISEB
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) PRINCE2
6 12 (38.71%) SDLC
6 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (35.48%) Wealth Management
8 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
8 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
8 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (29.03%) MS Office
10 8 (25.81%) Workflow
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
11 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
11 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
12 6 (19.35%) Line Management
12 6 (19.35%) HP
12 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
13 5 (16.13%) AS400
13 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
13 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
14 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Data Protection

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 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.68%) XMLSpy
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) QA Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Associate Director
4 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Defect Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) QA Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) AS400
3 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Software Delivery
2 12 (38.71%) PRINCE2
2 12 (38.71%) SDLC
3 11 (35.48%) Wealth Management
4 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Workflow
6 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Line Management
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (80.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) HP