The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 88 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.54% 0.76% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 2.73% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 23
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,375 £33,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
290 256 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.03% 27.74% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 237 218 394
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,514 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
South West

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 1 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 1 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 -11 2 £49,375 +64.58% 1
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 - 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago