The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.46% 2.04% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 8.47% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
83 189 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.33% 24.08% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 69 125 169
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Dorset region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Dorset

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Dorset

ISTQB
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +17 4 £32,250 -
Poole 0 2 £30,500 -11.59% 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 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 Dorset region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (68.75%) ISEB
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (37.50%) QA
7 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) Driving Licence
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) PMI
8 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 1 (6.25%) Android
11 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 1 (6.25%) REST
11 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Head of Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Driving Licence
2 4 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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