The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 1.13% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 3.06% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 28
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £42,550
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
651 851 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.35% 37.10% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 487 551 645
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £23,579 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Reading

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
3 16 (48.48%) Banking
3 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
4 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 14 (42.42%) QA
5 14 (42.42%) Retail
5 14 (42.42%) Logistics
5 14 (42.42%) Games
6 12 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (33.33%) Coaching
8 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 10 (30.30%) ISEB
8 10 (30.30%) Business Development
8 10 (30.30%) Test Management
8 10 (30.30%) Kanban
9 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Selenium
10 7 (21.21%) SDLC
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) SAP
11 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
12 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (12.12%) Defect Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Mingle
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) JBehave
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
3 2 (6.06%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (6.06%) RSpec
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Banking
2 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
3 14 (42.42%) Games
3 14 (42.42%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Manager
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Test Coordinator
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Testing Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (9.09%) Testing Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.03%) Replication
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
3 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 14 (42.42%) Logistics
5 11 (33.33%) Coaching
6 10 (30.30%) Business Development
6 10 (30.30%) Kanban
6 10 (30.30%) Project Management
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.09%) API Testing
11 3 (9.09%) BDD
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 10 (30.30%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Borland
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Rally
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