The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Telford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 1.53% 0.94% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 5.00% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £36,500 £55,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.63% +41.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -4.48%  

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 Telford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Telford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 50 60 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 25.51% 18.87% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 44
Median salary £55,000 £44,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.59% +12.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Telford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Telford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (90.91%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) Gatling
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Gatling
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle