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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 33 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 0.73% 1.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
29 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 21.17% 16.25% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 58
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 26 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 10 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 Poole region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) 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 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Test Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA