The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 46 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.37% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
ISTQB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 87 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.48% 32.46% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 59 45
Median salary £58,500 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Trayport
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Junior
2 4 (80.00%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Junior QA Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Trayport