The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.87%  

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 135 70 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 28.54% 13.67% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 123 63 114
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB