The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.30% 0.80% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 4.05% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +28.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 19.05% 19.79% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 68 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
West Yorkshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft