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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.30% 3.35% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.56% 8.81% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 6
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
147 193 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 28.54% 38.07% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115 144 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Warrington

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
3 6 (31.58%) Micro Focus
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) SilkTest
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) MSTest
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
2 6 (31.58%) HP UFT
2 6 (31.58%) SilkTest
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) MSTest
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Software Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Test Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Tester
5 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Coaching
3 6 (31.58%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C
2 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) HP
1 6 (31.58%) Micro Focus
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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