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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 43 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.33% 0.25% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.35% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
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
92 74 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 30.67% 18.50% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 53 114
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco