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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / East of England
Rank 151 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 89 85 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.19% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 4.03% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 77
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1673 2111 2178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.49% 29.43% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1616 1739
Median salary £42,500 £43,627 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% +0.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +48 51 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire +24 13 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Essex -5 11 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £42,500 +33.85%
Suffolk +13 4 £30,000 - 2
Norfolk -23 4 £37,000 +64.44%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 138 (71.88%) ISEB
2 108 (56.25%) Selenium
3 97 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (47.40%) QA
5 73 (38.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 72 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 69 (35.94%) SQL
8 64 (33.33%) JIRA
9 61 (31.77%) Finance
10 54 (28.13%) Manual Testing
11 51 (26.56%) Test Strategy
11 51 (26.56%) Microsoft
12 50 (26.04%) MS Excel
13 39 (20.31%) WebDriver
14 38 (19.79%) Automation Testing
15 37 (19.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 37 (19.27%) Automated Testing
16 34 (17.71%) Test Scripting
17 32 (16.67%) Banking
18 31 (16.15%) Degree
18 31 (16.15%) Scrum
18 31 (16.15%) SDLC
19 27 (14.06%) BDD
19 27 (14.06%) Java
20 26 (13.54%) MS Visio
21 24 (12.50%) C#
22 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
23 18 (9.38%) TDD
23 18 (9.38%) Performance Testing
24 15 (7.81%) Computer Science

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 4 (2.08%) Confluence
2 2 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.54%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.08%) MS Access
3 2 (1.04%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 108 (56.25%) Selenium
2 64 (33.33%) JIRA
3 39 (20.31%) WebDriver
4 15 (7.81%) HP UFT
4 15 (7.81%) LoadRunner
5 10 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.21%) Robot Framework
5 10 (5.21%) SoapUI
6 9 (4.69%) JMeter
7 8 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.13%) Subversion
9 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.60%) TestRail
10 4 (2.08%) Appium
10 4 (2.08%) JBehave
11 2 (1.04%) Calabash
11 2 (1.04%) Testopia
General
1 61 (31.77%) Finance
2 32 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (5.21%) Legal
4 5 (2.60%) Law
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Games
5 4 (2.08%) Publishing
6 3 (1.56%) Back Office
6 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 104 (54.17%) Analyst
2 97 (50.52%) Test Analyst
3 28 (14.58%) QA Leader
4 27 (14.06%) Tester
5 23 (11.98%) Automation Test Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) Test Leader
7 19 (9.90%) Manual Test Analyst
7 19 (9.90%) Team Leader
8 15 (7.81%) QA Team Leader
9 12 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 10 (5.21%) Automation Test Lead
10 10 (5.21%) QA Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.65%) Automation Tester
12 7 (3.65%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) UAT Analyst
12 7 (3.65%) UAT Test Analyst
13 6 (3.13%) Java Engineer
13 6 (3.13%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) .NET
2 8 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 8 (4.17%) SOAP
2 8 (4.17%) Web Services
3 6 (3.13%) CSS
3 6 (3.13%) HTML
4 5 (2.60%) GWT
4 5 (2.60%) J2EE
5 2 (1.04%) Ajax
5 2 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.08%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.52%) AS400
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.56%) Windows
1 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 72 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 54 (28.13%) Manual Testing
5 51 (26.56%) Test Strategy
6 38 (19.79%) Automation Testing
7 37 (19.27%) Automated Testing
8 34 (17.71%) Test Scripting
9 31 (16.15%) Scrum
9 31 (16.15%) SDLC
10 27 (14.06%) BDD
11 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
12 18 (9.38%) Performance Testing
12 18 (9.38%) TDD
13 15 (7.81%) Regression Testing
14 14 (7.29%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (6.77%) Test Management
16 12 (6.25%) Functional Testing
17 11 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (5.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.94%) SQL
2 27 (14.06%) Java
3 24 (12.50%) C#
4 11 (5.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.60%) VBA
7 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Ruby
8 2 (1.04%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (71.88%) ISEB
2 37 (19.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 31 (16.15%) Degree
4 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (47.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.60%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 51 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.77%) HP
3 8 (4.17%) Citrix
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle
4 5 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
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