The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 56 73
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley - 1.21% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.17% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Qualifications Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 144 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 33.25% 29.09% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 119 136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Crawley region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Crawley

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
2 3 (60.00%) CSQA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (60.00%) Appium

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Calabash
1 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (60.00%) Appium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Tcl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001