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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 0.20% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 0.71% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
87 140 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.44% 27.89% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 128 137
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,823 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,750 £66,453
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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

1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Lucidchart
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
3 2 (18.18%) JBehave
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) German Language
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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