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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 16 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 2.38% - 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - 9.09%
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
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 7 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 23.81% 25.93% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 56
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford - 1 - -
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 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 Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (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