The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 69 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.16% 0.26% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.76% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
208 131 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.65% 33.59% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 195 116 173
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Northampton

ISTQB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Northamptonshire, Northampton
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago