The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.36% 1.92% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 5.24% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +35.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £30,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
215 248 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.33% 36.63% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Northampton

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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