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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.39% - 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.94% - 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £41,500 - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
85 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 18.44% 11.11% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 36 46
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 18 (85.71%) QA
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) C#
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) XML
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
5 13 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Retail
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (4.76%) RAD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Analyst
1 21 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 16 (76.19%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (76.19%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (71.43%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
1 17 (80.95%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) RAD
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 17 (80.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft