The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 37 47
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 2.02% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.41% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 Solihull.

Academic & Professional Certification
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 78 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 19.43% 31.58% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 53 55
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Solihull