The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 37 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 0.60% - 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
ISTQB
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Qualifications Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 12 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 12.05% 14.29% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 51
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Poole

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Poole

ISTQB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Poole region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Poole 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 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA