The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 55 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.08% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 1.30% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +48.97%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 18.79% 25.08% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 113
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Somerset

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bath region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bath

ISTQB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Telerik
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik
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