The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 5.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £28,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.93% 28.16% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 54
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 7 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB