The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Qualifications Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 9.49% 12.50% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 45
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Macclesfield region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Macclesfield

ISTQB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification