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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.41% 2.54% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 9.84% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 14.77% 25.85% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 59 22
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -12.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft