The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 15 37
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 2.90% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 8 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 23.13% 11.59% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 59
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -36.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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