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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire - - 4.83%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
ISTQB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 8 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 25.64% 25.00% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 59
Average salary £40,000 £49,177 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +43.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Herefordshire

ISTQB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

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

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree