Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 89 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 -26 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.68% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 1.68% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Liverpool median annual salary £38,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75% +44.14%
10th Percentile £22,625 £27,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £47,500
Merseyside median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -0.76%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 161 358 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 20.83% 33.24% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 98 190 95
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,720 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £57,875 £67,500
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £38,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.33% -4.06% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Liverpool

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Liverpool

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) JIRA
3 9 (69.23%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) ISEB
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Management
8 3 (23.08%) Russian Language
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Advertising
8 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
8 3 (23.08%) System Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (15.38%) SaaS

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (23.08%) Advertising
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft