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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.64% 2.51% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.60% 9.17% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
86 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.55% 27.39% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 91 75
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (61.11%) Wealth Management
2 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) MS Office
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) C
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) SLA
3 10 (55.56%) Reuters
3 10 (55.56%) Bloomberg
3 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 10 (55.56%) Change Management
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) Time Management
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Credit Risk
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) SWIFT
4 8 (44.44%) QA
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
6 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.56%) SilkTest
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Applications Support
2 10 (55.56%) Applications Support Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XBRL
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (55.56%) Credit Risk
1 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 10 (55.56%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Wealth Management
2 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 10 (55.56%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
2 8 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Bloomberg
2 10 (55.56%) Reuters
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
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