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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 21 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.78% - 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.54% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £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 Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.95% 9.14% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 11
Average salary £45,000 £28,625 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.20% -34.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Halifax

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) QlikView
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (42.86%) QA
6 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Legal
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Cognos
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
9 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (14.29%) Firebug
9 2 (14.29%) Fiddler

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (57.14%) QlikView
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Firebug
2 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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