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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 67 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
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
139 194 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.60% 31.24% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 183 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) CSQA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center