The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Salford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 23 15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 1.27% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.14% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.12% 17.72% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 11
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Manchester

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Salford region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Salford

ISTQB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center