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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.34% 2.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 8.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
35 73 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.49% 31.20% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 19
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +39.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Testopia
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Testopia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Halifax
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 15 days ago