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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 42 41 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.68% 4.51% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.68% 14.84% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 2
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
103 155 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.12% 30.39% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 117
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
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 1 May 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 +4 11 £32,500 +3.17% 1
ISTQB
North West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Banking
3 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
3 16 (64.00%) Degree
3 16 (64.00%) Mathematics
3 16 (64.00%) Reuters
3 16 (64.00%) Bloomberg
3 16 (64.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (64.00%) Change Management
3 16 (64.00%) C
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) MS Office
3 16 (64.00%) ITIL
3 16 (64.00%) SLA
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (64.00%) SWIFT
3 16 (64.00%) Wealth Management
3 16 (64.00%) Credit Risk
3 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (64.00%) Time Management
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) Test 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:

Applications
1 16 (64.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (72.00%) Banking
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Analyst
2 16 (64.00%) Applications Support
2 16 (64.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 16 (64.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (64.00%) Credit Risk
1 16 (64.00%) Mathematics
1 16 (64.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Change Management
1 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
1 16 (64.00%) Service Delivery
1 16 (64.00%) Time Management
1 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (64.00%) Wealth Management
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (64.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) SLA
2 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Bloomberg
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (64.00%) Reuters
2 7 (28.00%) HP
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