The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £22,500
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 Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 70 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.24% 30.70% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 73
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Worcestershire

ISTQB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 3 (50.00%) Automotive
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft