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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 70 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 0.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 2.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
187 182 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.58% 29.07% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 153 140 132
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (60.00%) HP
1 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Process Management
8 1 (6.67%) JMeter
8 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) WAI
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) SDLC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) QA Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP