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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 31 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.04% 6.02% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £47,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
40 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 27.21% 30.12% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 33
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP