The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 58 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.19% 1.63% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 6.67% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 120 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.65% 24.39% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 91 153
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Merseyside

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 15 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
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