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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 116 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.31% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.07% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Median salary £40,750 £28,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.98% -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,750 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
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
550 561 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.01% 28.90% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 472 479 482
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 14 (43.75%) QA
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.00%) Selenium
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) System Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) User Stories
9 4 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 4 (12.50%) Migration

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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Calabash
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
1 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) QA Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
3 8 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.88%) System Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
7 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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