The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 22 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.04% - 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £29,000 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Lancashire

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

Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.58% 15.08% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 26
Average salary £34,274 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.24% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Preston

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Preston

ISTQB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Preston
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago