The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 61 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.46% 2.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 10.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 135 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.41% 22.65% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 147 123 133
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Coventry

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 5 (26.32%) V-Model
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
9 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) XML
9 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
9 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Talend
10 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) QA Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) V-Model
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ETL
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.26%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) Open Source
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Talend
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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