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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 116 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 1.32% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 4.42% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 8
Median salary £35,500 £35,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.69% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
ISTQB
South West

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
474 565 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.67% 29.80% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 377 451 416
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,225 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) QA
4 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) SDLC
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
7 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
7 5 (29.41%) Test Management
7 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
8 4 (23.53%) Capybara
8 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
8 4 (23.53%) TestLink
8 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Open Source
8 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Hudson
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) Advertising

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
5 4 (23.53%) Capybara
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Hudson
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 4 (23.53%) TestLink
6 3 (17.65%) Calabash
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Leader
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) UX Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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