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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 3.66% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
20 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 24.39% 11.90% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 3
Median salary £34,000 £21,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -43.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Taunton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

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 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft