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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 66 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.40% 0.81% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 2.94% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
203 102 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 35.43% 27.64% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 80 129
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 13 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) NHS

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA