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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 177 175 174
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 78 98 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.26% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 4.06% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 74
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2266 2414 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.43% 30.94% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 1881 1717
Average salary £43,700 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 30 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Hertfordshire -1 20 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Bedfordshire +8 12 £32,500 +0.77% 1
Essex -27 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Suffolk +3 5 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Norfolk - 5 £27,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 97 (70.80%) ISEB
2 67 (48.91%) QA
3 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (33.58%) SQL
5 41 (29.93%) Selenium
6 40 (29.20%) HP Quality Center
7 34 (24.82%) Software Testing
8 32 (23.36%) HP
9 28 (20.44%) Finance
10 26 (18.98%) Regression Testing
10 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
10 26 (18.98%) Test Management
11 23 (16.79%) Automated Testing
12 22 (16.06%) Manual Testing
12 22 (16.06%) Test Strategy
12 22 (16.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (16.06%) SDLC
13 21 (15.33%) System Testing
13 21 (15.33%) JIRA
13 21 (15.33%) C#
14 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
14 20 (14.60%) Scrum
15 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
16 18 (13.14%) Java
16 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
16 18 (13.14%) Integration Testing
17 17 (12.41%) Degree
17 17 (12.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (12.41%) Windows
18 16 (11.68%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (1.46%) ArcGIS
1 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) BASE24
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.73%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) Telnet
1 3 (2.19%) SSH
1 3 (2.19%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (29.93%) Selenium
2 21 (15.33%) JIRA
3 15 (10.95%) HP UFT
4 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.30%) Cucumber
4 10 (7.30%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.38%) TestDirector
6 5 (3.65%) Toad
7 4 (2.92%) JMeter
8 3 (2.19%) Subversion
8 3 (2.19%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.73%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.73%) Calabash
10 1 (0.73%) Ranorex
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Retail
3 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.57%) Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.46%) Automotive
6 2 (1.46%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (50.36%) Analyst
2 66 (48.18%) Test Analyst
3 25 (18.25%) QA Analyst
4 24 (17.52%) Tester
5 19 (13.87%) Test Manager
6 18 (13.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) Test Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Software Tester
8 9 (6.57%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.92%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Test Consultant
12 4 (2.92%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) HTML
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
2 8 (5.84%) SOAP
3 6 (4.38%) CSS
3 6 (4.38%) XML
3 6 (4.38%) Middleware
4 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.92%) Web Services
6 2 (1.46%) Dojo
6 2 (1.46%) GWT
6 2 (1.46%) J2EE
6 2 (1.46%) JSF
7 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.73%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.73%) WPF
7 1 (0.73%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) IVR
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.38%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.92%) GIS
6 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.19%) Replication
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.82%) Software Testing
3 26 (18.98%) Regression Testing
3 26 (18.98%) Test Management
4 23 (16.79%) Automated Testing
5 22 (16.06%) Manual Testing
5 22 (16.06%) Test Strategy
5 22 (16.06%) SDLC
6 21 (15.33%) System Testing
7 20 (14.60%) Scrum
8 18 (13.14%) Integration Testing
9 17 (12.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (11.68%) Test Scripting
10 16 (11.68%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (10.95%) Validation
11 15 (10.95%) Web Testing
12 14 (10.22%) Test Planning
13 13 (9.49%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.58%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) C#
3 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.14%) Java
5 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.19%) VBScript
6 3 (2.19%) C
6 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.46%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.73%) Groovy
8 1 (0.73%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) Delphi
8 1 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (70.80%) ISEB
2 22 (16.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (12.41%) Degree
4 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (3.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (48.91%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (29.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (23.36%) HP
2 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.76%) SAP
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco
5 4 (2.92%) Verint
6 2 (1.46%) Lumension
6 2 (1.46%) Sophos
6 2 (1.46%) ESRI
6 2 (1.46%) Google
6 2 (1.46%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
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