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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.41% 2.78% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 14.29% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £29,712
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -9.12%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
43 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 38.74% 19.44% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 16
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -31.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,712
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Taunton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
3 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Line Management
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) Test Management
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) User Stories
7 2 (22.22%) QA
8 1 (11.11%) RIA
8 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (11.11%) Service Management

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 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Line Management
2 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Management
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
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Posted: 18 days ago