The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.19% - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% - 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
162 248 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.62% 35.94% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 125 207 151
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
Berkshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA