Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.14% 2.22% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 8.40% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £36,500 £28,800 £28,875
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £42,625
Manchester median annual salary £33,750 £30,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +10.66% -7.58% -5.71%

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 Stockport with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stockport
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 119 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 18.00% 26.39% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 95 70
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £18,900 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £57,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Stockport

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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 Stockport region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QF-Test
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle