The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Advanced Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Advanced Certification over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 233 244 254
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.063% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £45,000 £80,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +56.09%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -15.90%
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1357 1537 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.17% 24.37% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1232 1219
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £59,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISTQB Advanced Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ISTQB Advanced Certification Salary Trend in the North West

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Head of Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Head of Test
3 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Testing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago