The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 55 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.29% 1.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 6.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £30,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 77 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.78% 22.85% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 101 66 122
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Bedfordshire

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 31 July 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Luton

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA