Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 76 103
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 2.49% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Slough median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -15.56% -10.00%
Berkshire median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.63% - +26.67%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 124 241 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.79% 29.86% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 115 219 294
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £22,500 £36,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Slough

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Slough

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Slough over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA