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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 62 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.77% 3.59% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 16.30% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 6
Median salary £37,500 £43,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% +50.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £44,900 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -3.33%
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
146 135 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.43% 22.06% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 118 118 135
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (42.86%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) QA
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) ISEB
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
5 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) UML
6 6 (28.57%) Retail
6 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) RSpec
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) Hudson
7 5 (23.81%) REST
7 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Ruby
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration

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 (19.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
1 4 (19.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) Ant
4 5 (23.81%) Hudson
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) RSpec
5 4 (19.05%) Concordion
5 4 (19.05%) WATIR
5 4 (19.05%) Zephyr
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Software Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) REST
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) QA Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CSQA
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle