Period
to 6 August 2020

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

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
England > North West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 308 360
Rank change year-on-year +83 +52 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 2 32 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.040% 0.30% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 1.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median annual salary £72,500 - £52,500
10th Percentile £68,750 - £51,250
90th Percentile £76,250 - £70,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +42.86% +10.53%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 953 2,362 2,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.97% 22.42% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 676 1,544 1,896
Median annual salary £48,750 £43,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -1.14% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North West

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North West.

Salary trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North West

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 6 August 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
Manchester +82 2 £72,500 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 North West region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared