The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 3.85% - 5.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Staffordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 21.79% 40.43% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 16
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Lichfield

ISTQB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) PHP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA