The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 12 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.65% 3.70% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 7.41% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
ISTQB
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Qualifications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 16.28% 50.00% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 11
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Salford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP