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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 187 180 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 60 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 1.12% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 3.60% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 61
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
1709 2278 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.41% 31.15% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1930 1840
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Hertfordshire +11 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Essex +13 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Suffolk +4 11 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Bedfordshire +11 7 £32,500 -
Norfolk -17 6 £24,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £22,500 -51.61%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 84 (70.59%) ISEB
2 68 (57.14%) QA
3 56 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (36.97%) Selenium
6 41 (34.45%) JIRA
7 39 (32.77%) Java
8 38 (31.93%) Finance
9 36 (30.25%) SQL
10 30 (25.21%) Degree
11 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
12 26 (21.85%) C#
13 24 (20.17%) Automation Testing
14 23 (19.33%) Test Scripting
14 23 (19.33%) Automated Testing
15 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
15 22 (18.49%) HP
16 21 (17.65%) SDLC
17 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
18 19 (15.97%) SoapUI
19 18 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 16 (13.45%) Performance Testing
20 16 (13.45%) LoadRunner
21 15 (12.61%) Regression Testing
21 15 (12.61%) Scrum
22 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
22 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
23 13 (10.92%) Games
23 13 (10.92%) SOAP
23 13 (10.92%) Non-Functional 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 3 (2.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Office
2 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (36.97%) Selenium
2 41 (34.45%) JIRA
3 19 (15.97%) SoapUI
4 16 (13.45%) LoadRunner
5 11 (9.24%) HP UFT
6 10 (8.40%) JMeter
7 7 (5.88%) ClearQuest
7 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.36%) Robot Framework
10 3 (2.52%) TestRail
11 2 (1.68%) Appium
11 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.84%) Subversion
12 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.84%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Games
3 6 (5.04%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Analyst
2 50 (42.02%) Test Analyst
3 35 (29.41%) Tester
4 20 (16.81%) Software Analyst
4 20 (16.81%) Software Test Analyst
5 19 (15.97%) Software Tester
6 17 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 16 (13.45%) QA Tester
8 15 (12.61%) QA Leader
8 15 (12.61%) QA Test Analyst
8 15 (12.61%) Software QA Tester
9 14 (11.76%) Automation Tester
10 12 (10.08%) Manual Tester
11 11 (9.24%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) Manual Test Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) QA Automation Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) QA Automation Tester
12 10 (8.40%) QA Manual Tester
13 9 (7.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) SOAP
2 6 (5.04%) .NET
3 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.68%) GWT
3 2 (1.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) REST
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Online Games
3 4 (3.36%) iPad
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 2 (1.68%) Fintech
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.84%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) Unix
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.69%) Manual Testing
4 24 (20.17%) Automation Testing
5 23 (19.33%) Automated Testing
5 23 (19.33%) Test Scripting
6 21 (17.65%) SDLC
7 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
8 16 (13.45%) Performance Testing
9 15 (12.61%) Regression Testing
9 15 (12.61%) Scrum
10 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.92%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.56%) BDD
13 9 (7.56%) Software Delivery
14 8 (6.72%) Load Testing
15 7 (5.88%) Integration Testing
15 7 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) Java
2 36 (30.25%) SQL
3 26 (21.85%) C#
4 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) VBA
5 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Python
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Groovy
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (70.59%) ISEB
2 30 (25.21%) Degree
3 18 (15.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.88%) HP ASE
5 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.72%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) HP
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Citrix
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
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