The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 8 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 5.88% - 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
Herefordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hereford region.

Qualifications Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 5.88% 25.00% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 19
Average salary - £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Hereford

ISTQB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hereford 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Email Management
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hereford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Email Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree