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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 97 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.26% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £49,375 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.92% +71.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
361 252 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 31.20% 25.77% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 287 212 197
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 6 July 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
Salisbury - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon -2 1 £52,500 +6.32%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) TestPartner
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Progress
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) ETL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) TestPartner
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire