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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 223 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% - 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
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
1347 1624 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.59% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1276 1209
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 £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 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
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (55.56%) Resource Management
5 5 (55.56%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Legal
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Head of Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Head of Test
3 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Testing Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Altrincham
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