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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
ISTQB
West Midlands

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
28 17 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.45% 19.10% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 45
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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