The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Dorset / Poole
Rank - 29 45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole - 1.35% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.33% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £28,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.66%  
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 Poole.

Academic & Professional Certification
Poole
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 24 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 19.08% 16.22% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 49
Median salary £49,250 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.92% +18.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,200 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Poole 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 Poole

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Poole

ISTQB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 22 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 Poole region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Poole 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA