The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.73% 0.82% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 4.07% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Median salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,356
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -1.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £31,950 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISTQB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 123 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.53% 20.07% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 156 113 154
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Somerset

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Somerset

ISTQB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 6 £32,500 - 2
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 26 (92.86%) ISEB
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 19 (67.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
7 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
8 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
8 16 (57.14%) BDD
8 16 (57.14%) Line Management
8 16 (57.14%) SpecFlow
8 16 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (57.14%) Test Management
9 15 (53.57%) Load Testing
10 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
10 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
12 8 (28.57%) Scrum
13 6 (21.43%) MS Office
13 6 (21.43%) QA
14 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
14 5 (17.86%) SDLC
15 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
15 4 (14.29%) System Testing
15 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 4 (14.29%) SoapUI

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 16 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Analyst
2 22 (78.57%) Test Analyst
3 16 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (57.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
4 16 (57.14%) BDD
4 16 (57.14%) Line Management
4 16 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (57.14%) Test Management
5 15 (53.57%) Load Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) System Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) ISEB
2 19 (67.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 2 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago