The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.40% 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 1.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
ISTQB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
288 115 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 36.59% 16.57% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 194 92 139
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 1 £32,500 -
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 12 (70.59%) ISEB
4 11 (64.71%) Test Management
5 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
6 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (47.06%) QA
8 7 (41.18%) Marketing
8 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
8 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
10 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA
11 3 (17.65%) Project Management
11 3 (17.65%) XML
11 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 3 (17.65%) Retail
11 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
12 2 (11.76%) Google
12 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (11.76%) HTML
12 2 (11.76%) SQL
12 2 (11.76%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Test Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Software Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Software Test Manager
3 5 (29.41%) QA Manager
3 5 (29.41%) QA Test Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Test Management
4 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
5 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
9 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) HP