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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.50% 1.34% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 6.14% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £45,000 £22,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
131 114 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.80% 21.84% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120 95 106
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Tamworth - 2 £46,250 -
Lichfield -2 1 £34,000 +13.33% 1
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago