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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.30% 4.43% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.82% 23.08% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.85%
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
22 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.67% 19.21% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 14
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 25 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 24 (92.31%) QA
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 16 (61.54%) Software Delivery
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 12 (46.15%) Wealth Management
6 11 (42.31%) ISEB
6 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
7 10 (38.46%) SDLC
8 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (23.08%) Line Management
10 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 6 (23.08%) MS Office
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
12 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (15.38%) Workflow
12 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
13 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
13 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
13 3 (11.54%) AS400
13 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (11.54%) HP
13 3 (11.54%) TestDirector

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 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) QA Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Associate Director
4 4 (15.38%) Software Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) QA Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (11.54%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Software Delivery
2 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 12 (46.15%) Wealth Management
3 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Line Management
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Workflow
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (42.31%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (92.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP