The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 76 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.42% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.25% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
ISTQB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 160 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.97% 21.95% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 135 147 217
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 3 £52,500 +75.00%
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) ISEB
3 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) JIRA
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) SaaS
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
10 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 1 (6.67%) WinSCP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Software Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
5 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
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