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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.69% 0.63% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.54% 1.98% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 6
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,825 £27,500 £30,356
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
151 202 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.29% 32.06% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 106 180 150
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 - 9 £32,500 -
Bath - 4 £35,000 - 1
Yeovil +5 1 £24,500 -10.90%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 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 Somerset region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 42 (93.33%) ISEB
2 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (82.22%) Software Testing
4 35 (77.78%) Test Automation
5 34 (75.56%) Waterfall
5 34 (75.56%) BDD
5 34 (75.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (68.89%) SpecFlow
6 31 (68.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 31 (68.89%) Cucumber
7 30 (66.67%) Test Management
7 30 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
8 29 (64.44%) Load Testing
9 26 (57.78%) Line Management
10 21 (46.67%) Security Testing
10 21 (46.67%) Performance Testing
11 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (24.44%) Scrum
14 9 (20.00%) User Stories
15 8 (17.78%) SQL
16 7 (15.56%) C#
16 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
16 7 (15.56%) Selenium
17 6 (13.33%) Java
17 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
18 5 (11.11%) SDLC
19 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
20 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing

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 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Cucumber
1 31 (68.89%) SpecFlow
2 30 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) MSTest
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Analyst
1 36 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Senior Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) Software Testing
3 35 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 34 (75.56%) BDD
4 34 (75.56%) Waterfall
5 31 (68.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (66.67%) Test Management
7 29 (64.44%) Load Testing
8 26 (57.78%) Line Management
9 21 (46.67%) Performance Testing
9 21 (46.67%) Security Testing
10 11 (24.44%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) User Stories
12 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
14 5 (11.11%) SDLC
15 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
16 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
16 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
16 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (93.33%) ISEB
2 34 (75.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
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