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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 58 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.55% 3.07% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 12.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 0
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
95 127 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 18.45% 24.38% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 111 32
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bradford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
6 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (42.86%) System Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Selenium
7 5 (35.71%) QlikView
7 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) MS Office
7 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) SDLC
7 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (35.71%) QlikView
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Web Manager
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Lead
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Coaching
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft