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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 124 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 1.12% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 3.20% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 23
Median salary £58,750 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
608 782 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.99% 35.07% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 435 531 644
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (51.61%) QA
1 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
2 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Banking
5 12 (38.71%) Retail
5 12 (38.71%) Logistics
5 12 (38.71%) Games
6 11 (35.48%) ISEB
6 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Coaching
8 8 (25.81%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Test Management
10 6 (19.35%) Kanban
10 6 (19.35%) Project Management
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) Business Development
11 5 (16.13%) Scrum
11 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
11 5 (16.13%) C#
11 5 (16.13%) SAP
11 5 (16.13%) HP

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 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Mingle
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.90%) eggPlant
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
2 4 (12.90%) JBehave
2 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
2 4 (12.90%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (12.90%) RSpec
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Games
3 12 (38.71%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Manager
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Test Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Testing Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) Testing Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Ajax
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Logistics
4 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
5 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.81%) Coaching
6 8 (25.81%) SDLC
7 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Business Development
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) Test Management
8 5 (16.13%) API Testing
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
1 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Borland
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Rally