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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 72 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.80% 1.56% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 4.88% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Median salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.71% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% -6.41%  

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 Warwickshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 205 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 19.97% 31.88% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 106 140 122
Median salary £39,000 £42,000 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gaydon - 2 £26,000 -
Warwick +19 1 £50,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £29,500 - 1
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) Infotainment
5 2 (15.38%) CANoe
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Telematics
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) TETRA
5 2 (15.38%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) CANoe
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Electrical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate Electrical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
1 2 (15.38%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Telematics
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Lua
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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