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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% 0.31% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
202 203 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.06% 30.99% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 179 159 163
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Capybara
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA