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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 65 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.24% 1.71% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 6.82% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
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
210 88 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.17% 25.07% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 110 47 77
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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