Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 100 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 0.089% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 0.41% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Watford median annual salary £43,000 - £41,250
10th Percentile £40,800 - £38,750
90th Percentile £54,250 - £43,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -8.75% +3.23% -10.92%

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 224 242 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.65% 21.47% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 207 195 219
Watford median annual salary £44,900 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.22% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,187
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Watford

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Watford region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
1 4 (80.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Games

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Manager
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA