The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 60
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.84% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 112 62 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 28.87% 24.31% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87 57 116
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Warrington

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Billing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft