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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.83% 2.12% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 7.09% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Median salary £32,500 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +27.69%
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
94 141 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 21.51% 29.87% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 49
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Selenium
4 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
5 11 (68.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (56.25%) MS Office
6 9 (56.25%) SDLC
6 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (50.00%) System Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
9 6 (37.50%) Coaching
9 6 (37.50%) QA
10 5 (31.25%) Finance
10 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (18.75%) QlikView
12 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing

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 9 (56.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) QlikView
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Lead
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
5 8 (50.00%) System Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (37.50%) Coaching
8 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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