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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 25 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 2.78% - 7.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% - 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
57 29 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 39.58% 24.17% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 35
Median salary £39,250 £47,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £17,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £50,884
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 20 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Defect 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle