The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.93% 2.29% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 8.08% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £30,000 £41,180 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +19.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 99 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 33.98% 28.37% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 138 74 169
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,996 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Cheshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 8 (44.44%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
7 6 (33.33%) V-Model
7 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (22.22%) Release Management
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) System Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (11.11%) UNIX
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.11%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) V-Model
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
9 1 (5.56%) Document Management
9 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago