The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.20% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 3.15% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
ISTQB
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 127 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.90% 25.66% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 116 115
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £20,025
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Warrington

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) MSTest
2 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) RPG
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) People Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MSTest
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer in Test
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Automation Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Test Automation Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center