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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.63% - 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
89 85 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 20.70% 29.01% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85 80 123
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik