The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 88 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.49% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 2.23% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 14
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £46,000 £47,150
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
ISTQB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
265 314 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.33% 21.79% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 198 277 412
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Cheshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe - 3 £38,750 -
Warrington - 1 - -
ISTQB
North West

ISTQB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
5 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (50.00%) ISPF
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) ISEB
5 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (50.00%) RACF
5 4 (50.00%) JCL
5 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) iPad
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
5 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) RACF
1 4 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
Cheshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago