The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.70% 0.65% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 3.17% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 Newbury.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 68 63 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 36.76% 20.45% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 57
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +61.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Newbury

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Newbury over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Newbury

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 Newbury region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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