The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Wiltshire / Chippenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 2.61% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 Chippenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chippenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43 69 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 37.39% 38.55% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 61
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,600 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chippenham 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 Chippenham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Chippenham

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Chippenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Chippenham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chippenham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) TestRail
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Northgate
5 1 (20.00%) Civica

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chippenham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) Civica
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate