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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 112 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.62% 1.00% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 3.18% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Median salary £36,000 £32,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £29,250 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
494 598 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.63% 31.62% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 413 485 382
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 23 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) System Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) User Stories
8 4 (16.67%) Wireframes
8 4 (16.67%) Validation
8 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Calabash
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.33%) Capybara
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) TestLink
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) QA Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Governance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Wireframes
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C#
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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