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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.43% 0.30% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 1.32% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £23,500 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,550 - £35,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
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
70 76 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.04% 22.75% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 54 55
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Ipswich

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Online Games
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) TestRail
7 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
7 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Xbox
7 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) TestRail
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Tester
2 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Software Tester
4 6 (46.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) Automation Tester
4 6 (46.15%) QA Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) QA Automation Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (46.15%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) QA Tester
4 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
4 6 (46.15%) Software QA Tester
4 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Tester
5 5 (38.46%) QA Manual Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate
6 2 (15.38%) Junior
6 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Online Games
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft