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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 88 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.46% 1.10% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 3.56% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 27
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
367 309 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 33.49% 31.02% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 289 275 349
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 5 £40,000 +45.45%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) ISEB
3 15 (68.18%) Test Management
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Line Management
6 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) UNIX
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
10 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Selenium
11 1 (4.55%) BASE24
11 1 (4.55%) Information Security

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) TestPartner
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Integration Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Test Manager
1 8 (36.36%) Test Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Products Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Junior Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Junior
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) AppFabric
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Test Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Line Management
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Telerik
2 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire