The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.34% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.80% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 167 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.31% 30.87% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 110 154 91
Average salary £34,750 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £50,000 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (40.00%) Green Hat
3 2 (40.00%) nmon
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Introscope
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (40.00%) nmon
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Green Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP