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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.64% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
39 27 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 31.97% 11.39% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 106
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £55,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £100,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
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)
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
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%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA