The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 19 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.37% 1.32% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 4.08% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 49 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 46.58% 32.45% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 5
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

ISTQB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft