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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.08% 2.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 6.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £48,750 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
61 101 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.97% 35.82% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 58 91 104
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA