The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £43,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.04% 13.49% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 32
Average salary £28,625 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.19% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Halifax region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Halifax

ISTQB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA