Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 57 61
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.70% 1.78% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 7.36% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 8
Swindon median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -14.67% -
10th Percentile £20,950 £21,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £48,175
Wiltshire median annual salary £49,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +50.77% - -23.53%

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 Swindon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swindon
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 163 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 27.04% 24.15% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 174 136 164
Swindon median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £64,225 £61,375 £70,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -4.87%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Swindon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Apache
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Maven
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Ant
6 1 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDET
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle