The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 56 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.21% 1.79% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 5.84% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 7
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 137 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 20.17% 30.58% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 66 120 108
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 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%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO