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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 63 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.41% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 3.49% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £51,000 £39,500
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
166 172 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.45% 21.55% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 137 143 147
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,850 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Selenium
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) System Testing
8 3 (15.79%) V-Model
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) HP UFT

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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) RSpec
3 2 (10.53%) WATIR
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Software Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) UAT Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Manual Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) V-Model
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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