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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 54 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.60% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 1.54% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
111 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 25.40% 19.35% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 92 50 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Bradford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
6 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (42.86%) Tester
5 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago