The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 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 West Malling region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 18 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling - 5.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 27.03% 70.00% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Kent

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

ISTQB
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in West Malling

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification