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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Bristol
Rank 114 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.01% 1.40% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 3.84% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 27
Median salary £46,250 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.82% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £51,500 £46,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
477 651 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.83% 36.33% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 376 561 439
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £62,500
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 25 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) ISEB
3 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
4 18 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (46.88%) QA
5 15 (46.88%) Selenium
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 12 (37.50%) SDLC
8 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
8 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 7 (21.88%) JIRA
10 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
11 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
11 6 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
12 5 (15.63%) Appium

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 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (15.63%) Appium
5 5 (15.63%) Calabash
5 5 (15.63%) Gatling
5 5 (15.63%) The Grinder
6 3 (9.38%) Capybara
6 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.25%) Protractor
7 2 (6.25%) WATIR
8 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Behat
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) React
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
3 18 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (37.50%) SDLC
4 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £435000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago