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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.97% 2.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 6.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
ISTQB
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
57 44 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.08% 31.88% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 59
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in the Midlands

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the Midlands

ISTQB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Client Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Client Account Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB