The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 77 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.35% 43.26% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 24
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in the Midlands

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) Finance
1 16 (100.00%) ISEB
1 16 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 16 (100.00%) QA
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) People Management

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
1 16 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Consultant
1 16 (100.00%) Test Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP