The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.74% 2.01% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 6.35% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
ISTQB
London

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

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 63 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.37% 31.66% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 72 41 71
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Croydon

ISTQB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft