The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 147 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.89% 19.32% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 95 123 153
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Staffordshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 3 £32,500 -
Stafford - 3 £27,500 - 1
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) FogBugz
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) FogBugz
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) B2C
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus standard benefits
Posted: 22 days ago