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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 15 10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.75% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £38,000 £29,712
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
10 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.62% 29.82% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 14
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £31,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% +19.49%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 February 2016, 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 CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
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