The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 54 42 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.42% 2.86% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 8.04% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 112 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 21.34% 35.56% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 110 136
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
Berkshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Newbury

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft