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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank - 45 53
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford - 1.34% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.49% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £32,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
61 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 17.58% 20.59% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 41
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £65,000 £43,900
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 22 January 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 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Calabash
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Calabash
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QC Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft