Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 50 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.32% 2.70% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 8.77% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 1
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27% -11.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £40,000 £28,750
Suffolk median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -30.07%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 110 171 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 29.10% 30.76% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 104 156 142
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -26.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,475 £20,375 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £62,500
Suffolk median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22% +12.50%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Ipswich

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Ipswich

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Ipswich over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Xbox
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Graduate Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA