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 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 70 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.16% 1.60% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 4.73% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
254 317 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.85% 33.72% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 225 278 142
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 10 £36,250 +3.57% 1
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) PMI
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago