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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.90% 1.83% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 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
32 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.83% 24.77% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 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 26 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (33.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP