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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 54 42
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath - 1.08% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.65%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
39 88 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 13.73% 18.97% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 82 72
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA