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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 62 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.97% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.24% 4.21% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 7
Median salary £34,525 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.27% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
182 190 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.95% 22.62% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 159 155 136
Median salary £41,375 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 23 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (66.67%) ISEB
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) Perl

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:

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) Ant
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (12.50%) RSpec
3 3 (12.50%) WATIR
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Software Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) UAT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
3 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
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