The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 202 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.24% 30.70% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 70 165 148
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,200 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,750 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Slough

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Slough

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Manual Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Tester
1 2 (66.67%) QA Manual Tester
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Web Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle