The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 74 99
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.72% 1.30% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.24% 4.44% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 3
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £36,250 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,688
% change year-on-year - -3.06%  

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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 248 270 377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 32.80% 29.16% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 709 612 606
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -5 9 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Chippenham - 3 £45,000 -
Melksham - 1 £25,000 -
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 23 (82.14%) ISEB
1 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Selenium
4 15 (53.57%) QA
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (35.71%) SOAP
8 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
8 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
9 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Load Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
11 5 (17.86%) BDD
11 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
11 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) Advertising
12 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Appium
13 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
13 3 (10.71%) Gatling
13 3 (10.71%) The Grinder

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (3.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
3 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Appium
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) Calabash
4 3 (10.71%) Gatling
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) The Grinder
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) JBehave
6 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.57%) TestRail
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Capita
2 1 (3.57%) Civica
2 1 (3.57%) Northgate
Swindon, Wiltshire
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