The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 41
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 1.39% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 29 7 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 23.58% 9.72% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 50
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -41.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bolton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Bolton