The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.90% 1.82% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 7.41% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 29.73% 24.55% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 39
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
West Sussex

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gatwick region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Gatwick

ISTQB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) ATDD
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) ATDD
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP