Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.23% 1.54% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 5.91% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 13
Coventry median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,125 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £55,150 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 307 389 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.17% 26.00% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 277 313 327
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (35.29%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) System Testing
7 5 (29.41%) JMeter
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software

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 2 (11.76%) 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 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) JMeter
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.76%) Concordion
5 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Software Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CSQA
4 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
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