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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / East of England
Rank 136 181 181
Rank change year-on-year
+45 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 108 87 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.59% 4.39% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 69
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £25,700 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £60,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1640 1981 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.98% 28.76% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1527 1689
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +58 65 £40,000 - 5
Essex -6 17 £50,750 -3.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 10 £43,750 +45.83%
Bedfordshire +7 7 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Suffolk +6 5 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Norfolk -22 4 £37,000 +51.02% 2
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 132 (72.53%) ISEB
2 98 (53.85%) Selenium
3 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (46.15%) QA
5 71 (39.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 68 (37.36%) Software Testing
6 68 (37.36%) SQL
7 66 (36.26%) JIRA
8 60 (32.97%) Finance
9 53 (29.12%) MS Excel
9 53 (29.12%) Manual Testing
10 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
11 44 (24.18%) Test Strategy
12 38 (20.88%) Automated Testing
13 37 (20.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (19.23%) Test Scripting
15 34 (18.68%) Scrum
16 32 (17.58%) Automation Testing
17 31 (17.03%) Banking
18 29 (15.93%) BDD
19 28 (15.38%) SDLC
20 27 (14.84%) WebDriver
21 26 (14.29%) MS Visio
22 25 (13.74%) Java
22 25 (13.74%) Degree
22 25 (13.74%) Test Automation
23 23 (12.64%) C#
24 19 (10.44%) Performance Testing
25 18 (9.89%) TDD
25 18 (9.89%) Regression Testing

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 6 (3.30%) Confluence
2 2 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (29.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) MS Access
3 2 (1.10%) MySQL
3 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 98 (53.85%) Selenium
2 66 (36.26%) JIRA
3 27 (14.84%) WebDriver
4 14 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 14 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.49%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.95%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.95%) Robot Framework
8 8 (4.40%) JMeter
9 6 (3.30%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.75%) Appium
10 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.75%) Subversion
10 5 (2.75%) TestRail
11 4 (2.20%) JBehave
12 3 (1.65%) Calabash
12 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (32.97%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Banking
3 10 (5.49%) Legal
4 6 (3.30%) Games
5 5 (2.75%) Law
5 5 (2.75%) Publishing
6 3 (1.65%) Back Office
6 3 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
8 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 102 (56.04%) Analyst
2 95 (52.20%) Test Analyst
3 27 (14.84%) Tester
4 24 (13.19%) QA Leader
5 23 (12.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (10.44%) Manual Test Analyst
7 16 (8.79%) Team Leader
7 16 (8.79%) Test Leader
8 13 (7.14%) QA Team Leader
9 12 (6.59%) QA Analyst
10 11 (6.04%) Software Tester
11 10 (5.49%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
13 7 (3.85%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Test Manager
13 7 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) SOAP
2 8 (4.40%) Web Services
3 7 (3.85%) CSS
3 7 (3.85%) HTML
4 6 (3.30%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.75%) GWT
5 5 (2.75%) J2EE
6 2 (1.10%) Ajax
6 2 (1.10%) REST
7 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.75%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.55%) AS400
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) iPad
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.75%) Windows
1 5 (2.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 68 (37.36%) Software Testing
4 53 (29.12%) Manual Testing
5 44 (24.18%) Test Strategy
6 38 (20.88%) Automated Testing
7 35 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 34 (18.68%) Scrum
9 32 (17.58%) Automation Testing
10 29 (15.93%) BDD
11 28 (15.38%) SDLC
12 25 (13.74%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.44%) Performance Testing
14 18 (9.89%) Regression Testing
14 18 (9.89%) TDD
15 15 (8.24%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (6.04%) Test Management
18 10 (5.49%) Functional Testing
18 10 (5.49%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.36%) SQL
2 25 (13.74%) Java
3 23 (12.64%) C#
4 13 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.75%) VBA
6 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) Ruby
7 2 (1.10%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (72.53%) ISEB
2 37 (20.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (13.74%) Degree
4 7 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.75%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.14%) HP
3 8 (4.40%) Citrix
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) SAP
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