Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +37
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.53% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Bolton median annual salary £27,500 £30,400 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.54% - -
Manchester median annual salary £30,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -16.44% -2.67% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bolton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 13.76% 16.15% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 26
Bolton median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,125 £51,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.19% - +6.67%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA