The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 33 64 73
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.65% 1.15% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 5.00% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £24,500 £37,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 100 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 15.58% 23.04% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 114
Median salary £60,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.47% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Xbox

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Test
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft