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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 22 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 4.17% 1.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
47 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 48.96% 42.86% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 12
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £36,787
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,300 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,900 £47,000
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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA