Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +93
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.54% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Watford median annual salary £42,500 - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +42.86%

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 203 251 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.09% 24.80% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 191 205 298
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Watford region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Snow
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) 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 Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
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%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
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 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Snow