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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 54 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 1.90% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 8.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 0
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
100 159 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.83% 23.25% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 134 116
Median salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) QA
5 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
7 7 (41.18%) Selenium
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
7 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
8 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) Concordion
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) Retail
9 5 (29.41%) Degree
9 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
9 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
10 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
10 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (23.53%) Confluence
10 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (23.53%) Hudson
10 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
10 4 (23.53%) REST

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
1 4 (23.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 6 (35.29%) Concordion
4 4 (23.53%) Ant
4 4 (23.53%) Hudson
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) RSpec
4 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
5 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
5 3 (17.65%) WATIR
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 3 (17.65%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft