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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 37 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.87% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.26% 0.78% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
106 128 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.55% 29.16% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 101 121 49
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Ipswich

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 16 (84.21%) ISEB
1 16 (84.21%) Automation Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
3 13 (68.42%) QA
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) Online Games
5 10 (52.63%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) Games
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Web Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Test Management
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 1 (5.26%) JIRA
10 1 (5.26%) French Language
10 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Finance
10 1 (5.26%) HTML
10 1 (5.26%) JavaScript

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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) TestRail
General
1 10 (52.63%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Software Tester
1 15 (78.95%) Tester
2 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
3 11 (57.89%) QA Analyst
3 11 (57.89%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) Automation Tester
4 10 (52.63%) Manual Test Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) Manual Tester
4 10 (52.63%) QA Automation Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) QA Automation Tester
4 10 (52.63%) QA Manual Tester
4 10 (52.63%) QA Tester
4 10 (52.63%) Software Analyst
4 10 (52.63%) Software QA Tester
4 10 (52.63%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Automation Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) Web Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft