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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.16% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.88% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £54,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% +89.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
144 113 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.57% 21.73% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 132 93 108
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (33.33%) TestPartner
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) BASE24
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire