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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 44 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.76% 0.55% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 1.55% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £30,000 £46,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +60.86%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
69 129 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.34% 35.54% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 100 120
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft