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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 0.60% 0.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
27 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.07% 9.77% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 38
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £32,500 £45,000
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 22 December 2014, 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 22 December 2014, 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