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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 116 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.12% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 2.25% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -11.87%
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
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
581 533 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.99% 29.22% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 472 382 428
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 21 (65.63%) ISEB
2 16 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) QA
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (31.25%) User Experience
7 8 (25.00%) User Stories
7 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.63%) Coaching
10 4 (12.50%) Big Data
10 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) Process Management
10 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.50%) Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 20 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Process Management
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
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