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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.44% 0.75% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 2.94% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 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 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
ISTQB
West Sussex

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
42 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 31.11% 25.56% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 14
Median salary £45,000 £28,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.29% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £23,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £46,450
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 9 December 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) QMS
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script

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 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago