Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 332 373
Rank change year-on-year +37 +41 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.012% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.084% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -49.02% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £61,625
90th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £64,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -1.04%

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 1,667 2,387 2,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.83% 23.20% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,910 1,987
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,841 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,830 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.26% +5.56%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 27 February 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 +51 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
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%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau