Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.89% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 1.05% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,000 £59,250
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +33.33%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Colchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 24.44% 32.87% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 84 89
Colchester median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -4.55% +74.60%
10th Percentile £22,950 £31,331 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Colchester

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Colchester

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB