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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 27 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.27% - 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
19 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 24.05% 10.89% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 11
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £45,625
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Line Management
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (66.67%) Load Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
4 9 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Line Management
5 8 (66.67%) Load Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft