Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 100 105
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.86% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 3.88% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Warwickshire median annual salary £46,000 £29,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.62% -11.85% +3.85%
10th Percentile £36,000 £24,975 £27,700
90th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £39,250
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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 268 258 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 32.80% 20.56% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 188 211 263
Warwickshire median annual salary £40,975 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% -3.75% +21.05%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £62,000 £57,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.56% +0.63% -

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
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 6 months to 18 September 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 +8 4 £46,000 +47.20% 2
Atherstone - 2 £38,500 -
Warwick +25 1 - -
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Teradata
5 2 (28.57%) SSH
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MQSeries

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 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (28.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Dynatrace
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft