Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 262 287
Rank change year-on-year +34 +25 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 3 2 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.059% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.14% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median annual salary £53,750 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.38% - -
North West median annual salary £53,750 £32,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year +65.38% -49.02% +70.00%

ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 849 1,441 1,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.79% 23.09% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 623 1,157 1,111
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Manchester

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in Manchester.

Salary trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Manchester

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Manchester

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau