The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.65% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 23.26% 10.87% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Dartford

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 2 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree