The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 42 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.43% 0.61% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 70 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.52% 21.28% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Suffolk

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 6 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WSH
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WSH
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA