The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
ISTQB
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Qualifications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 115 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 23.20% 31.08% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 92
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Telerik
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik