The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
ISTQB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 51.72% 47.92% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 11
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in the Home Counties