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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 67 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.41% 0.93% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 4.02% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +17.74%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,688 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +10.53%
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
172 174 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.23% 23.05% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139 147 141
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) V-Model
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Cucumber

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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Hudson
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) RSpec
3 2 (13.33%) WATIR
4 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) V-Model
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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