The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.58% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 127 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.33% 35.47% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 202
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Middlesex

ISTQB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Project
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification