The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.35% 1.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 4.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 99 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 40.07% 40.57% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Solihull

ISTQB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft