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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Dorset / Poole
Rank 31 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 0.82% 0.65% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 2.94% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 Poole region.

Qualifications Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 34 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 30.33% 22.08% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 59
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 January 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 Poole region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Test Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA