The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.44% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
ISTQB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 24.39% 30.59% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 20
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £29,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

ISTQB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + great bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago