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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.56% 0.93% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
16 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.51% 15.89% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 11
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Appium
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA