The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 184 224 220
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 65 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 2.61% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 59
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £29,550 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
ISTQB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1825 2261 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.02% 29.87% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1818 2005
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in the East of England

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the East of England

ISTQB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Essex +16 13 £50,000 +33.33%
Suffolk +9 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire +26 11 £34,000 -38.18%
Bedfordshire +12 8 £65,000 +103.12%
Norfolk - 5 £21,500 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 112 (74.17%) ISEB
2 79 (52.32%) QA
3 58 (38.41%) Finance
4 54 (35.76%) Software Testing
5 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (32.45%) SQL
7 43 (28.48%) Selenium
8 41 (27.15%) Test Scripting
8 41 (27.15%) JIRA
9 36 (23.84%) SDLC
10 34 (22.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 32 (21.19%) Java
12 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
12 31 (20.53%) HP
13 30 (19.87%) HP UFT
13 30 (19.87%) Test Strategy
14 27 (17.88%) Degree
15 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
16 25 (16.56%) Automation Testing
17 23 (15.23%) Test Management
18 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (14.57%) Automated Testing
18 22 (14.57%) LoadRunner
19 21 (13.91%) Manual Testing
19 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (13.91%) Performance Testing
20 20 (13.25%) HP Quality Center
20 20 (13.25%) C#
21 19 (12.58%) Regression Testing
22 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
1 14 (9.27%) MS Office
2 3 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (28.48%) Selenium
2 41 (27.15%) JIRA
3 30 (19.87%) HP UFT
4 22 (14.57%) LoadRunner
5 18 (11.92%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.64%) JMeter
7 6 (3.97%) ClearQuest
8 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.99%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.99%) TestDirector
9 3 (1.99%) Testopia
10 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.32%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.66%) Appium
11 1 (0.66%) Protractor
11 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 58 (38.41%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Games
3 6 (3.97%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Law
5 4 (2.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Front Office
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 79 (52.32%) Analyst
2 62 (41.06%) Test Analyst
3 37 (24.50%) Tester
4 20 (13.25%) QA Analyst
5 18 (11.92%) Automation Tester
5 18 (11.92%) Software Analyst
6 16 (10.60%) Software Test Analyst
7 15 (9.93%) Service Analyst
7 15 (9.93%) Software Tester
8 12 (7.95%) Agile Test Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (7.28%) Test Leader
10 10 (6.62%) Test Manager
11 9 (5.96%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) Manual Test Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) QA Test Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Manual Tester
13 7 (4.64%) QA Tester
13 7 (4.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) SOAP
2 8 (5.30%) .NET
3 6 (3.97%) Web Services
4 3 (1.99%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.99%) HTML
4 3 (1.99%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.32%) DHTML
5 2 (1.32%) Qt
6 1 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.97%) iPad
4 5 (3.31%) Online Games
5 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.99%) AS400
6 3 (1.99%) EPoS
6 3 (1.99%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Fintech
7 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Unix
2 4 (2.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) Software Testing
2 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.15%) Test Scripting
4 36 (23.84%) SDLC
5 30 (19.87%) Test Strategy
6 26 (17.22%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.56%) Automation Testing
8 23 (15.23%) Test Management
9 22 (14.57%) Automated Testing
10 21 (13.91%) Manual Testing
10 21 (13.91%) Performance Testing
10 21 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (12.58%) Regression Testing
12 18 (11.92%) Functional Testing
12 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2
12 18 (11.92%) Software Delivery
13 16 (10.60%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.61%) Defect Management
14 13 (8.61%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (8.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.45%) SQL
2 32 (21.19%) Java
3 20 (13.25%) C#
4 8 (5.30%) VBA
5 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.97%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.99%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.32%) C
7 2 (1.32%) Groovy
7 2 (1.32%) Perl
7 2 (1.32%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 112 (74.17%) ISEB
2 34 (22.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (17.88%) Degree
4 6 (3.97%) HP ASE
5 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (52.32%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (13.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 31 (20.53%) HP
1 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.62%) Citrix
3 7 (4.64%) SAP
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) Rally
4 3 (1.99%) VMware
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