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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 94 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.47% 0.91% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.74% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
330 329 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.73% 33.13% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 279 287 346
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -5 5 £40,000 +33.33%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) ISEB
3 14 (63.64%) Test Management
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
7 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Line Management
7 7 (31.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (31.82%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) UNIX
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Selenium
11 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
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%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Integration Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Test Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Products Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Junior Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation 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%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Management
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (31.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 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 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Telerik
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft