Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.11% 8.59% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.71% 22.67% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 1
Taunton median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.37% -9.13%
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year +15.38% +19.27% -12.10%

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 Taunton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Taunton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28 75 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 19.72% 37.88% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 16
Taunton median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +11.63% -18.35%
10th Percentile £30,400 £26,250 £19,875
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,000 £51,250
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Taunton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Taunton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL