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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 53 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.55% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £24,750 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
88 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.38% 30.85% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 69
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -11 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £22,000 -
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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