The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.04% 1.59% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 4.94% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
ISTQB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
209 162 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.05% 32.27% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 119 84 89
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Merseyside

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Merseyside

ISTQB
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -14 7 £32,500 -
ISTQB
North West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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