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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 218 202 176
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 52 75 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.89% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 3.11% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 90
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +6.06%
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
2185 2415 2384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.46% 28.80% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1923 1982
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 0 18 £40,500 -4.70%
Hertfordshire +4 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Suffolk - 11 £40,000 - 2
Essex +2 8 £37,500 -50.00%
Bedfordshire +9 4 £32,000 -7.24%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 103 (67.32%) ISEB
2 70 (45.75%) QA
3 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.41%) SQL
4 40 (26.14%) Finance
4 40 (26.14%) HP Quality Center
5 39 (25.49%) Software Testing
6 36 (23.53%) Selenium
7 34 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 32 (20.92%) Test Strategy
9 31 (20.26%) Microsoft
10 30 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (19.61%) Automated Testing
11 28 (18.30%) Test Scripting
12 27 (17.65%) HP
13 26 (16.99%) Test Management
13 26 (16.99%) Degree
14 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
15 23 (15.03%) Windows
15 23 (15.03%) SDLC
16 22 (14.38%) JIRA
17 21 (13.73%) Regression Testing
17 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
17 21 (13.73%) System Testing
18 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
19 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (12.42%) Performance Testing
19 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
20 18 (11.76%) Retail
20 18 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) ATM
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 36 (23.53%) Selenium
2 22 (14.38%) JIRA
3 18 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (7.19%) SoapUI
5 10 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 8 (5.23%) XMLSpy
8 6 (3.92%) TestDirector
8 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.96%) JMeter
9 3 (1.96%) Subversion
10 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.31%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.31%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.31%) MSTest
10 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.65%) JBehave
11 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 40 (26.14%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Retail
3 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Games
6 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (44.44%) Analyst
2 63 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 37 (24.18%) Test Manager
4 31 (20.26%) QA Analyst
5 30 (19.61%) Tester
6 22 (14.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 19 (12.42%) Software Tester
8 16 (10.46%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (4.58%) SAP Test Manager
11 7 (4.58%) SAP Manager
11 7 (4.58%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) Junior
12 6 (3.92%) Performance Manager
12 6 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Performance Test Manager
13 5 (3.27%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.80%) HTML
2 12 (7.84%) SOAP
3 11 (7.19%) Middleware
4 8 (5.23%) CSS
4 8 (5.23%) .NET
5 6 (3.92%) Web Services
5 6 (3.92%) XML
6 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.31%) J2EE
7 2 (1.31%) Dojo
7 2 (1.31%) GWT
7 2 (1.31%) Ajax
7 2 (1.31%) JSF
8 1 (0.65%) REST
8 1 (0.65%) JSON
8 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.27%) GIS
4 5 (3.27%) IVR
5 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.03%) Windows
2 9 (5.88%) Android
2 9 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.49%) Software Testing
3 32 (20.92%) Test Strategy
4 30 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (19.61%) Automated Testing
5 28 (18.30%) Test Scripting
6 26 (16.99%) Test Management
7 23 (15.03%) SDLC
8 21 (13.73%) Regression Testing
8 21 (13.73%) System Testing
9 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
10 19 (12.42%) Performance Testing
11 18 (11.76%) Integration Testing
11 18 (11.76%) Test Planning
12 17 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 17 (11.11%) Validation
13 16 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (9.15%) E-Commerce
14 14 (9.15%) Scrum
15 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.41%) SQL
2 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (11.11%) C#
4 12 (7.84%) Java
5 11 (7.19%) Python
6 7 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) PHP
7 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) Delphi
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (67.32%) ISEB
2 34 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (16.99%) Degree
4 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (45.75%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Firmware
1 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (26.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.65%) HP
3 9 (5.88%) SAP
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle
5 4 (2.61%) Cisco
5 4 (2.61%) Verint
6 3 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.31%) Sophos
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) IBM
7 2 (1.31%) ESRI
7 2 (1.31%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.31%) Google
7 2 (1.31%) Lumension
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter
8 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22k-28k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 20 days ago
Stowmarket
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago