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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.68% 1.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
77 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.46% 22.64% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 62
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Luton

ISTQB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA