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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 254 242 264
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 9 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1434 1624 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 26.99% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1208 1527
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

ISTQB Advanced Certification Salary Histogram 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 10 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
Manchester -1 9 £62,500 +38.88% 1
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) Test Management
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Management
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
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