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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 4.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
16 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 25.00% 6.67% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 7
Average salary £31,250 £37,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.10% +24.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft