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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.38% - 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% - 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.55%
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
144 165 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.46% 22.85% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 121 142 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA