Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 85 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.90% 1.34% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 5.70% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 43
Coventry median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -10.34%
10th Percentile £28,050 £31,638 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,200 £48,750 £51,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%

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 Coventry with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Coventry
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 291 298 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 22.15% 23.45% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 207 247 252
Coventry median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,600 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £60,000
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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) ISEB
3 12 (48.00%) Selenium
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (44.00%) CRM
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (36.00%) QA
6 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) JSON
8 6 (24.00%) Retail
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
8 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (24.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Chatbot
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (16.00%) SDLC

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 (12.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Chatbot
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Robot Framework
5 6 (24.00%) Subversion
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Junior
7 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Data Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior QA Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
8 1 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) JSON
1 6 (24.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) CRM
3 11 (44.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Management
10 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos
1 1 (4.00%) Informatica
1 1 (4.00%) Netezza
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle