The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Bristol
Rank 113 112 110
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.99% 1.08% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 2.90% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 16
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -17.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 513 690 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.09% 37.16% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 410 593 437
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Bristol

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Bristol

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) ISEB
3 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
4 17 (45.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (40.54%) QA
5 15 (40.54%) Selenium
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
7 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
7 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) SDLC
8 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
8 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
10 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
11 7 (18.92%) JIRA
11 7 (18.92%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (16.22%) V-Model
12 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
12 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
12 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
12 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) Degree

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
2 10 (27.03%) WebDriver
3 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
4 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
5 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (13.51%) Appium
6 5 (13.51%) Calabash
6 5 (13.51%) Capybara
6 5 (13.51%) Gatling
6 5 (13.51%) The Grinder
6 5 (13.51%) WATIR
7 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (10.81%) Protractor
8 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
9 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Billing
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Test Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Behat
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) React
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
3 17 (45.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (32.43%) SDLC
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) V-Model
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.51%) System Testing
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Ruby
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) ISEB
2 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Posted: 6 days ago