The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.10% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 1.43% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
ISTQB
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 70 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.96% 22.73% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80 50 79
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Ipswich

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Ipswich, Suffolk
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