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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.33% 1.25% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 14.29% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
14 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.67% 8.75% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 19
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB