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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.54% 11.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category 43.75% 42.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.95% 27.96% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 14
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (73.33%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (73.33%) VBScript
4 10 (66.67%) VB
5 8 (53.33%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) ATDD
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Management
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Web Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) ATDD
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) VBScript
2 10 (66.67%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP