The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.04% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% -6.41%  

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 Gatwick.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36 58 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 36.73% 35.37% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 24
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) C++
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
1 14 (93.33%) Software Analyst
1 14 (93.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 14 (93.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (6.67%) Scrum
1 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification