The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 166 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.74% 36.24% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 209
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -19.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,100 £68,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
South East

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 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification