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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.63% - 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% - 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
97 50 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 30.50% 12.29% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 144
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
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