Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 102 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.21% 0.098% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.43% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Watford median annual salary £45,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £41,500 - £41,250
90th Percentile £50,500 - £43,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £28,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +47.32% -36.00% +1.74%

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 264 233 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.91% 22.89% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 213 209 223
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,672
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £67,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 October 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 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 2 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA