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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 65 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Berkshire

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
164 197 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.79% 39.32% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 176 152
Average salary £51,250 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) Smart Meter

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Smart Meter