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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.82% 0.22% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.03% 1.08% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
116 93 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 30.13% 20.09% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 65 122
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Newbury

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) QA
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) CRM
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (25.00%) HBase
7 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (25.00%) LTE
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (25.00%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) GSM
1 2 (25.00%) UMTS
1 2 (25.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft