The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 36 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.88% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 2.78% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -27.08%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
ISTQB
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 72 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 27.88% 23.61% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 84
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Luton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Luton

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Luton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Luton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Rally
3 2 (40.00%) Testopia
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) Telnet
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Testopia
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Rally
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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