The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 2.88% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
Norfolk

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

Qualifications Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 27 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 15.11% 13.85% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 49
Average salary £50,550 £31,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.06% -12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Norwich

ISTQB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 17 (100.00%) ISEB
2 16 (94.12%) JIRA
2 16 (94.12%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Bourne shell
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 16 (94.12%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Junior
2 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bourne shell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA