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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 23 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 4.20% 2.34% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 11.54% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £36,250 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
45 26 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 31.47% 20.31% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 40
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £17,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,000 £50,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

The demand trend of job ads across the Telford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Telford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Gatling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Gatling
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
4 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago