Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 1.42% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 3.25% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -26.32% -9.52%
10th Percentile £46,750 £29,800 £30,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £48,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -27.00%

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 Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 71 154 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 20.11% 36.49% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 140 185
Hemel Hempstead median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £23,550 £23,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £57,235 £65,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Hemel Hempstead

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Release Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Testing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA