The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 34 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.99% - 4.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.34% 25.64% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 35
Median salary £38,500 £47,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £17,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Shropshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 4 £35,000 -
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle