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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 91 86 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.93% 1.31% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 4.36% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 32
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
370 321 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.62% 30.11% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 320 276 453
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Test Management
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Advertising

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Products Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Test Management
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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