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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 116 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 1.24% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 4.15% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 12
Average salary £29,250 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.02% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
563 602 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.72% 29.86% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 460 453 512
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (95.83%) ISEB
2 33 (68.75%) QA
3 23 (47.92%) Finance
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 16 (33.33%) Banking
6 16 (33.33%) Retail
6 16 (33.33%) Scrum
7 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.17%) Aerospace
9 13 (27.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (20.83%) Data Management
10 10 (20.83%) Selenium
10 10 (20.83%) ITIL
11 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
12 6 (12.50%) .NET
12 6 (12.50%) Migration
13 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
14 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 4 (8.33%) Analytics
14 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (8.33%) Java
15 3 (6.25%) SQL
15 3 (6.25%) Degree
15 3 (6.25%) Validation
15 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
15 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
15 3 (6.25%) V-Model

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Banking
2 16 (33.33%) Retail
3 14 (29.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Analyst
2 21 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 17 (35.42%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.58%) QA Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Android
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) Data Management
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) V-Model
8 3 (6.25%) Test Management
8 3 (6.25%) Validation
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (95.83%) ISEB
2 13 (27.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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