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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 56 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.36% 1.86% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 4.70% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 4
Median salary £34,500 £60,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% +54.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £60,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 144 298 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 24.49% 39.58% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 110 210 107
Median salary £42,125 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £40,750 - 1
Rugby - 1 £50,000 -
ISTQB
West Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (53.33%) C
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Robot Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TETRA
7 1 (6.67%) Automotive
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Lua
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
Stratford-upon-Avon
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