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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.25% 0.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
16 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.00% 23.08% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 23
Median salary £32,500 £28,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -22.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,730 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP