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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.66% 2.04% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 8.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £32,250 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
ISTQB
Dorset

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
25 115 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 10.37% 23.47% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 68
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) PMI
4 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) ISEB
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Xbox
7 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (14.29%) SDLC

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Test
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft