The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 1.08% - 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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 Huddersfield region.

Qualifications Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 11.83% 11.76% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 32
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.65%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Huddersfield

ISTQB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft