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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 45 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.26% 1.86% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 9.76% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
60 82 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.87% 19.03% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 41
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 February 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 Bradford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QC Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft