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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.28% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 1.64% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.85%
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
141 122 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.76% 24.11% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 124 103 111
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,950 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
3 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
3 10 (83.33%) JBehave
3 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (66.67%) Build Automation
4 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDET
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) CSS

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (83.33%) JBehave
2 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (66.67%) Build Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SDET
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle