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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.57% 7.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 19.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
26 71 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.61% 38.38% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 14
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £29,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +45.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,750
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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Testopia
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
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