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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth - - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £18,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
34 107 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 10.97% 23.88% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 71 63
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,350 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

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 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Green Hat
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM