The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 36 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.79% - 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.48% - 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 6
Median salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
91 166 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.98% 31.86% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 153 111
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,823 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Swindon

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) QA
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Selenium
4 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Banking
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Retail
5 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
5 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
6 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
7 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
7 7 (41.18%) Workflow
7 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
7 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
7 7 (41.18%) System Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
7 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
7 7 (41.18%) Lucidchart
7 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
9 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
10 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
10 4 (23.53%) SOAP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Lucidchart
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
4 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
5 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
6 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
6 2 (11.76%) JBehave
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) QA Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Software Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
4 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
5 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Process Improvement
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
5 7 (41.18%) System Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Web Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Workflow
6 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
7 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Management
9 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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