The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.21% 0.31% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.04% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 20
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 192 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.95% 29.58% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 253 169 288
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
East Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 1 - - 1
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Northamptonshire, Northampton
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago