ISTQB Jobs in the South West

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 3 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 233 198 170
Rank change year-on-year -35 -28 +52
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 30 86 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 1.15% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 2.93% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 72
10th Percentile - £36,600 £32,525
25th Percentile £31,250 £42,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,961 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.08% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £78,750 £60,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,375 £62,500 £51,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,779 2,938 2,699
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 37.90% 39.34% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,820 1,308 1,364
10th Percentile £29,440 £28,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,469 £38,037
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,225
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,520
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in the South West.

Salary trend for ISTQB in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in the South West over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the South West region over the 6 months to 3 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Wiltshire +9 13 £33,539 -16.15%
Gloucestershire -24 7 £82,500 +50.00%
Dorset +12 4 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Bristol +8 4 £77,500 +82.35% 2
Devon 0 2 £48,423 +33.48% 1
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England

ISTQB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Git
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) Postman
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (43.33%) Social Skills
2 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.33%) Aviation
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) Product Ownership
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Agile
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 12 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) Time Management
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (16.67%) CI/CD
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Collaborative Culture
9 4 (13.33%) People Management
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (6.67%) Azure Certification
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Peregrine