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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 38 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.37% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.96% 2.27% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 1
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
127 132 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.20% 23.32% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 92 105 104
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £60,000 £53,500
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 31 March 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (27.27%) Test Management
6 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) QA
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Selenium
10 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.09%) HNC
11 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
11 1 (4.55%) Validation
11 1 (4.55%) Games

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
1 18 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Test Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
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