Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 77 71
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.35% 1.66% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 7.33% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Bath median annual salary £31,250 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.19% -4.00% -29.25%
10th Percentile £21,325 £31,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £41,250
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -38.68%

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 83 191 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 18.74% 22.66% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 139
Bath median annual salary £37,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £72,500 £53,000
Somerset median annual salary £37,623 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.94% +5.26% +11.76%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Bath

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Sonata
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 2 (33.33%) HP