Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 60 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.89% 0.35% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 1.27% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,438
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.88% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,335
90th Percentile £59,750 £53,750 £38,540
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 Shropshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 129 157 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 28.60% 27.16% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 104 95
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,234 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.79% -14.74% +30.77%
10th Percentile £32,000 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £54,625 £65,480
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Shropshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Shropshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Shropshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Shropshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -5 3 £40,000 -15.79% 1
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Pega
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Pega