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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 57 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.08% 1.33% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 3.72% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £27,500
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
146 188 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.47% 35.81% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 108 121 77
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £47,500 £45,400
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 20 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Stress Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Warrington, Cheshire
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