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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 5.08% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,438 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
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
49 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 27.68% 15.85% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 4
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,550 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 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 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle