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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 89 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.57% 1.21% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 3.97% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 30
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,125 £35,000 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
319 302 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.04% 30.51% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 461
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 27 August 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 -10 3 £47,125 +57.08%
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP