The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 22 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.55% 0.72% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.07% 2.56% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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 Gatwick region.

Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.53% 28.26% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 16
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (80.00%) C++
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
1 12 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Database Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) QMS
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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