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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.39% 2.01% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 6.36% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £65,000 £33,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+96.96% -0.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
48 110 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.53% 31.61% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 86 78
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
3 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 7 (77.78%) HP ASE
3 7 (77.78%) Release Management
3 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
3 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
3 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (77.78%) ClearQuest
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management

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:

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) ClearQuest
3 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner
3 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) Testopia
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Financial Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Service Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) HP ASE
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Rally
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