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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 55 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.17% 1.24% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 3.60% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%
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 Warwickshire region.

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 250 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 21.75% 34.48% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 87 156 89
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Warwickshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +31 3 £36,000 +10.76%
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) V-Model
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Zephyr

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft