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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 7.45% - 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £39,000
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 Gatwick.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 25 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 35.40% 21.37% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 20
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 20 (95.24%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) ISEB
3 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (85.71%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Test Analyst
2 18 (85.71%) Software Analyst
2 18 (85.71%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
2 2 (9.52%) Scrum
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
2 2 (9.52%) TDD
2 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
3 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) User Stories
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C++
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday