The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 40 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.42% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.81% 1.94% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% +41.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 103 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.00% 20.20% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 100 82 117
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £68,750 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Liverpool

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) HNC
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (6.25%) System Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) HNC
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Travel
Posted: 5 days ago