The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 18 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.56% 2.15% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 8.70% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £27,000 £29,712 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.12% +35.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 17.95% 24.73% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 11
Average salary £27,000 £39,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.64% +43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,712 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Taunton

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP