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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 19 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% - 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
7 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 17.07% 9.38% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
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 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
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 23 January 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 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
3 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
4 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (73.33%) Line Management
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (73.33%) Load Testing
5 11 (73.33%) Test Management
5 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 1 (6.67%) RIA
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
3 13 (86.67%) BDD
4 12 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (73.33%) Line Management
5 11 (73.33%) Load Testing
5 11 (73.33%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft