The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.64% 41.94% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 6
Average salary £32,853 £32,000 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -18.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,100 £31,503
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
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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 8 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared