The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.29% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 25 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.03% 13.23% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 117
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA