Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +49
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 1.23% 0.89% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 5.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Newport median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £29,129 £30,750
% change year-on-year +30.45% -5.27% -5.38%

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 Newport with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newport
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 39 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 37.45% 17.41% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 86 37 60
Newport median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.25% +6.67% +7.14%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Newport

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Newport

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Newport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Newport over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 Newport region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) API Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 1 (33.33%) TMMi
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Test
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) API Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Project Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TMMi
3 1 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA