The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.92% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.77% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £27,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 30.72% 32.93% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Manchester

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bolton

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
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