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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.30% 1.47% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.95% 6.82% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 14
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
190 176 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.71% 21.52% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 167 147 121
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) ISEB
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) QA
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) JIRA
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
7 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) RSpec
8 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Hudson
8 6 (22.22%) REST
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Ruby
8 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (22.22%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) JIRA
3 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
4 6 (22.22%) Ant
4 6 (22.22%) Hudson
4 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) RSpec
5 5 (18.52%) WATIR
6 4 (14.81%) Concordion
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
7 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
8 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
9 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
9 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Software Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) UAT Manager
7 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) REST
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 4 (14.81%) Test Management
7 4 (14.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (22.22%) Perl
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
2 10 (37.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CSQA
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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