The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.32% 1.69% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 5.50% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 109 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.52% 30.62% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 97
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,350 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Cambridgeshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Peterborough

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) WATIR
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (66.67%) Sahi
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) F#
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WATIR
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (66.67%) Sahi
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA