The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.52% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 37 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 31.96% 21.51% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 124
Average salary £53,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £63,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) LiveLink
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) LiveLink
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP