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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.60% 0.19% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.73% 0.87% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 7
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
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
110 115 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.28% 22.29% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 64 93 75
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £63,000
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 29 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (93.33%) ISEB
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) ETL
5 12 (40.00%) Data Integration
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (26.67%) Test Management
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Test Planning
9 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (20.00%) QA
11 5 (16.67%) Validation
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Replication
13 3 (10.00%) HP
13 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.00%) ITIL
13 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Selenium
13 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Relational Database

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) FogBugz
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Analyst
1 26 (86.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ETL
2 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (26.67%) Test Management
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (16.67%) Validation
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Process Management
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) ISEB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
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