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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 27 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 1.40% 0.68% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £28,250 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
21 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 14.69% 20.41% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 35
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) 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%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB