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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 29 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.01% 0.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £29,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
19 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.19% 21.60% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 13
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP