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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 58 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.89% 1.52% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 4.76% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
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
120 168 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.79% 31.82% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 116 75
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (66.67%) System Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (55.56%) QA
6 4 (44.44%) Stress Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Ruby
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Trello
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Mingle
7 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 1 (11.11%) Degree

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) System Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Stress Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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