The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Welwyn Garden City region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 19 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.60% 0.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 25.29% 24.84% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 41
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £42,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Hertfordshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 3 (42.86%) VB6
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Validation
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Retail

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB6
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft