Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 79 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.16% 2.09% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 9.49% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 10
Warwickshire median annual salary £46,000 £34,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -4.23% -31.07%
10th Percentile £35,550 £21,250 £27,700
90th Percentile £49,050 £35,350 £40,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -

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 198 253 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 30.60% 22.02% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 152 195 209
Warwickshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.09% -9.41%
10th Percentile £26,300 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,200 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 18 January 2019. 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
Atherstone - 8 £38,500 - 1
Nuneaton +10 6 £46,000 +39.39% 1
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
4 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 8 (57.14%) Test Management
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (42.86%) HP ALM
6 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
6 6 (42.86%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) SSH
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) SQL

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 4 (28.57%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
4 8 (57.14%) Test Management
4 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP ALM
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle