Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 74 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +76
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.31% 0.65% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 2.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Bath median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% - -
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year +15.38% +19.27% -12.10%

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 132 154 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 17.30% 24.92% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 98 139 120
Bath median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +21.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,000 £53,750
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC

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 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft