The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.13% 1.18% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 4.55% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £67,500 £31,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -35.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,625 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
ISTQB
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.82% 26.04% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 13
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £33,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Knutsford

ISTQB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) MBA
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) PMI
3 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) CSQA
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) DB2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MBA
1 3 (60.00%) CSQA
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM