The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.15% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.67% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £23,000 £36,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.98% +40.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 239 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.07% 35.83% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 115 222 114
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £25,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -10 1 £23,000 -36.98%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA