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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 71 60
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.16% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £49,375 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.58%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
ISTQB
Wiltshire

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
129 172 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.09% 26.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 123 142 120
Average salary £42,500 £45,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.10% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) TestPartner
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) BASE24
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + status car
Posted: 5 days ago