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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 66 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.12% 1.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 4.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
197 211 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.59% 26.64% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 151 176 135
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 8 (44.44%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) Ant
7 5 (27.78%) QA Automation
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) WATIR
7 5 (27.78%) Retail
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) RSpec
7 5 (27.78%) Mercurial
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Ant
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Hudson
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Mercurial
3 5 (27.78%) RSpec
3 5 (27.78%) WATIR
4 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (16.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Software Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) QA Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) UAT Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) QA Automation
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) V-Model
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
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