Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 90 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.10% 1.40% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 6.77% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 10
Warwickshire median annual salary £46,000 £34,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +3.82% +0.77%
10th Percentile £44,000 £25,700 £27,700
90th Percentile £48,600 £35,150 £37,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 246 266 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 33.84% 20.72% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 177 223 231
Warwickshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,650 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Nuneaton +6 6 £46,000 +39.39%
Atherstone - 1 £47,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 - -
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Yammer
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft