Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 89 108
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.089% 1.51% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 8.74% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 6
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% -17.39% +6.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,125 £25,625
90th Percentile £33,750 £40,625 £51,375
South West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 295 183 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.34% 17.26% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 235 138 240
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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

ISTQB
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 1 £32,500 +18.18%
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

ISTQB
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 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing