The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.72% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 3.94% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +6.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 153 203 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 23.94% 27.54% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 139 153 174
Median salary £46,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.58% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £64,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Coventry

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Coventry

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Coventry over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (82.35%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
4 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) ISEB
6 7 (41.18%) Selenium
7 6 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) System Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (23.53%) Concordion
8 4 (23.53%) Test Management
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Unix
9 3 (17.65%) Python
9 3 (17.65%) PHP
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) MySQL

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
1 3 (17.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Concordion
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
5 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) QA Leader
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
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