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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 65 95 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.00% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 1.36% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 3
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -26.08%  
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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 274 368 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 34.29% 34.17% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 240 320 232
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +24 9 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Malmesbury - 3 £60,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £30,250 -
Melksham - 2 £29,500 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 32 (91.43%) ISEB
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) QA
4 21 (60.00%) Selenium
5 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Regression Testing
7 16 (45.71%) Cucumber
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
9 14 (40.00%) SQL
9 14 (40.00%) BDD
10 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
11 12 (34.29%) SOAP
12 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
12 11 (31.43%) JIRA
13 10 (28.57%) Banking
13 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
13 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
14 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (25.71%) Retail
14 9 (25.71%) Load Testing
14 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
15 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
15 8 (22.86%) Web Testing
15 8 (22.86%) Appium
15 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (22.86%) Gatling
15 8 (22.86%) The Grinder
15 8 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
15 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
15 8 (22.86%) Calabash

ISTQB
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Lucidchart
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Selenium
2 16 (45.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (31.43%) JIRA
4 8 (22.86%) Appium
4 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (22.86%) Calabash
4 8 (22.86%) Gatling
4 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.86%) The Grinder
5 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
6 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.14%) JMeter
6 6 (17.14%) JUnit
6 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
6 6 (17.14%) Subversion
7 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Retail
3 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) QA Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Business Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Software Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) SOAP
2 6 (17.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
1 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (48.57%) Regression Testing
4 14 (40.00%) BDD
5 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
6 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Load Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
9 8 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (22.86%) System Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Web Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Project Management
10 7 (20.00%) Workflow
11 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
11 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (68.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
CAG Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum Negotiable on salary, Multiple Bene
Posted: 27 days ago