The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Bristol
Rank 106 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.17% 1.15% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 3.50% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 19
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £50,300 £49,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
457 571 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.05% 32.97% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 344 506 449
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bristol

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) ISEB
3 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
4 16 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (50.00%) QA
5 14 (50.00%) Selenium
6 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
6 13 (46.43%) SDLC
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (25.00%) JIRA
9 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
10 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
10 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
10 6 (21.43%) Test Management
10 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
11 5 (17.86%) BDD
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Appium
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) Calabash
4 3 (10.71%) Gatling
4 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (10.71%) The Grinder
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.14%) Capybara
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) TestLink
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Agile Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.14%) UX Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Handset
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
3 16 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (46.43%) SDLC
4 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) Test Management
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) System Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Requirements Management
9 4 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) C
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
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