The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 54 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.66% - 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 112 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.85% 27.25% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 93 42
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (92.86%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Banking
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Middleware
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) MQSeries
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (64.29%) Green Hat
3 9 (64.29%) Test Management
4 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
6 4 (28.57%) Dynatrace
6 4 (28.57%) nmon
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) YourKit
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
6 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Wealth Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) OLTP
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) YourKit
General
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Defect Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Leader
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Decision Table
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (28.57%) nmon
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) Green Hat
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Dynatrace
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) webMethods