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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 109 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 1.21% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% 3.89% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 10
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +14.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
410 591 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.00% 31.20% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 298 484 479
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 £30,500 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) ISEB
3 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
3 14 (60.87%) SDLC
4 11 (47.83%) Selenium
4 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
5 10 (43.48%) QA
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
7 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (30.43%) Test Management
7 7 (30.43%) JIRA
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
9 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
9 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
10 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
10 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) Hudson
10 4 (17.39%) Open Source
10 4 (17.39%) Product Management
10 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) Bugzilla
3 4 (17.39%) Capybara
3 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Hudson
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) TestLink
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) QA Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) UX Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) SDLC
2 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
3 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Test Management
6 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
7 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
8 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 4 (17.39%) User Stories
8 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £51000 per annum + healthcare, life insurance, flexible hours
Posted: 5 days ago