The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 21 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 7.14% - 4.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
ISTQB
Shropshire

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

Qualifications Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 52 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 49.11% 60.47% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 8
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,988 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Telford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Telford

ISTQB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA