The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 15 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 22.58% 3.45% -
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,625 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
ISTQB
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 74.19% 10.34% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 (57.14%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Tester
2 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Junior
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
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