The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 0.81% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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 Wilmslow region.

Qualifications Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 21.77% 23.33% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 11
Average salary £43,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wilmslow region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Wilmslow

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
4 1 (16.67%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ION Trading