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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 61 42 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.37% 2.25% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 7.84% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £41,180 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +20.23%
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
167 102 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.62% 28.73% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 132 73 166
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £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 29 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 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 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
5 6 (40.00%) V-Model
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
9 1 (6.67%) Document Management
9 1 (6.67%) NHS
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (40.00%) V-Model
4 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Document Management
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft