The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 90 91
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.54% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.74% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
ISTQB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
379 345 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 35.52% 30.83% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 335 284 284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wiltshire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP