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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 196 221 201
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 50 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 2.64% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 65
Median salary £35,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1881 2390 2393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.60% 31.23% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 2026 1928
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,007 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Suffolk +15 18 £35,000 +40.00%
Hertfordshire +13 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Essex +6 8 £48,750 +103.12%
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Norfolk +3 5 £36,500 +35.18% 2
Bedfordshire +18 4 £65,000 +100.00%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 90 (73.77%) ISEB
2 70 (57.38%) QA
3 56 (45.90%) Software Testing
4 48 (39.34%) Finance
4 48 (39.34%) SQL
4 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (37.70%) Selenium
6 37 (30.33%) Java
7 32 (26.23%) JIRA
8 30 (24.59%) HP
9 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
10 26 (21.31%) SDLC
10 26 (21.31%) C#
11 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
12 23 (18.85%) Degree
12 23 (18.85%) Manual Testing
13 22 (18.03%) Test Automation
13 22 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (18.03%) Automated Testing
13 22 (18.03%) HP UFT
14 20 (16.39%) SoapUI
14 20 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (15.57%) Test Strategy
16 17 (13.93%) Performance Testing
16 17 (13.93%) LoadRunner
17 16 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
18 14 (11.48%) Regression Testing
19 13 (10.66%) SOAP
19 13 (10.66%) Wealth Management

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 3 (2.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
2 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (37.70%) Selenium
2 32 (26.23%) JIRA
3 22 (18.03%) HP UFT
4 20 (16.39%) SoapUI
5 17 (13.93%) LoadRunner
6 8 (6.56%) JMeter
7 7 (5.74%) ClearQuest
8 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.46%) Testopia
11 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.64%) Subversion
11 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.82%) Calabash
12 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.82%) TestComplete
General
1 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Games
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) French Language
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (52.46%) Analyst
2 55 (45.08%) Test Analyst
3 43 (35.25%) Tester
4 26 (21.31%) Software Analyst
5 24 (19.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 23 (18.85%) Software Tester
7 21 (17.21%) Automation Tester
8 20 (16.39%) QA Analyst
9 15 (12.30%) QA Test Analyst
9 15 (12.30%) QA Tester
9 15 (12.30%) Software QA Tester
10 14 (11.48%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (10.66%) Agile Test Analyst
12 12 (9.84%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (9.84%) Manual Test Analyst
12 12 (9.84%) Manual Tester
12 12 (9.84%) Service Analyst
13 11 (9.02%) Test Engineer
14 10 (8.20%) QA Automation Tester
14 10 (8.20%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) SOAP
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
4 3 (2.46%) XML
5 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.64%) DHTML
5 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.64%) Qt
5 2 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.20%) Online Games
4 6 (4.92%) iPad
5 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.46%) EPoS
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Unix
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) Software Testing
2 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
4 26 (21.31%) SDLC
5 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
6 23 (18.85%) Manual Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Automated Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Test Automation
8 20 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (15.57%) Test Strategy
10 17 (13.93%) Performance Testing
11 14 (11.48%) Regression Testing
12 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
12 13 (10.66%) Wealth Management
13 12 (9.84%) Functional Testing
13 12 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
13 12 (9.84%) Software Delivery
14 10 (8.20%) Load Testing
14 10 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.34%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) Java
3 26 (21.31%) C#
4 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.56%) VBA
6 7 (5.74%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.28%) Python
8 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) Groovy
9 2 (1.64%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 90 (73.77%) ISEB
2 23 (18.85%) Degree
3 22 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.74%) HP ASE
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (57.38%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.56%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) HP
2 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) Citrix
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Rally
4 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
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