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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 67 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.94% 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.74% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,938 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.06%
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
170 181 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.82% 30.73% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 140 158
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £29,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 7 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) Process Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) WAI
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
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