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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 19 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.85% 2.67% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 8.33% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Qualifications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 30.10% 32.00% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 27
Median salary £36,500 £33,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,450 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of job ads across the Welwyn Garden City region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
2 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) JIRA
2 13 (86.67%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) JIRA
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft