Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.19% 2.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 11.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 0
Bath median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -11.29%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bath
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 130 110 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 18.98% 19.33% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 92 117
Bath median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,600 £55,500 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bath

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Bath.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Bath

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Bath over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Load Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) SDLC
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) VBScript
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (53.33%) LAMP
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) QA Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Software QA Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) LAMP
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (53.33%) Load Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) API Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft