The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.28% - 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% - 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
ISTQB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 19.32% 17.93% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £45,354
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Bradford

ISTQB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft