The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 102 129 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 77 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.42% 1.30% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 5.73% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 27
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
680 785 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.36% 22.60% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 531 602 737
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Leeds

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 141 (84.43%) ISEB
2 107 (64.07%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (49.70%) SQL
4 77 (46.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 71 (42.51%) Selenium
6 63 (37.72%) Test Automation
7 61 (36.53%) .NET
8 60 (35.93%) Test Scripting
9 57 (34.13%) Software Testing
9 57 (34.13%) Finance
10 49 (29.34%) Microsoft
11 46 (27.54%) SDLC
12 44 (26.35%) Automation Testing
13 42 (25.15%) Scrum
14 41 (24.55%) QA
15 40 (23.95%) Oracle
16 39 (23.35%) SoapUI
17 38 (22.75%) Test Strategy
18 35 (20.96%) BDD
19 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
20 31 (18.56%) System Integration Testing
21 29 (17.37%) C#
21 29 (17.37%) Java
21 29 (17.37%) Manual Testing
21 29 (17.37%) Performance Testing
22 22 (13.17%) SOAP
22 22 (13.17%) Functional Testing
23 21 (12.57%) Retail
23 21 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
23 21 (12.57%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.59%) Confluence
1 11 (6.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
2 7 (4.19%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (42.51%) Selenium
2 39 (23.35%) SoapUI
3 18 (10.78%) Cucumber
3 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.98%) JIRA
5 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.19%) JMeter
7 10 (5.99%) Hudson
8 9 (5.39%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (5.39%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.19%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (3.59%) SilkTest
11 5 (2.99%) Toad
12 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.40%) NeoLoad
13 3 (1.80%) JUnit
13 3 (1.80%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
14 2 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 57 (34.13%) Finance
2 21 (12.57%) Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (67.07%) Analyst
1 112 (67.07%) Test Analyst
2 44 (26.35%) Tester
3 29 (17.37%) Test Engineer
4 24 (14.37%) Automation Test Analyst
5 20 (11.98%) QA Tester
6 17 (10.18%) Software Analyst
6 17 (10.18%) Software Test Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) QA Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) QA Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Systems Test Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Systems Tester
8 14 (8.38%) Automation Tester
9 13 (7.78%) Test Leader
10 10 (5.99%) SOA Tester
11 9 (5.39%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Senior Test Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.53%) .NET
2 22 (13.17%) SOAP
3 15 (8.98%) XML
4 11 (6.59%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.99%) JMS
5 10 (5.99%) WSDL
5 10 (5.99%) XSD
6 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.99%) HTML
8 4 (2.40%) Web Services
9 3 (1.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.99%) IVR
3 5 (2.99%) Replication
4 3 (1.80%) iPad
4 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.99%) Windows
2 4 (2.40%) Linux
2 4 (2.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (64.07%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.72%) Test Automation
3 60 (35.93%) Test Scripting
4 57 (34.13%) Software Testing
5 46 (27.54%) SDLC
6 44 (26.35%) Automation Testing
7 42 (25.15%) Scrum
8 38 (22.75%) Test Strategy
9 35 (20.96%) BDD
10 31 (18.56%) System Integration Testing
11 29 (17.37%) Manual Testing
11 29 (17.37%) Performance Testing
12 22 (13.17%) Functional Testing
13 21 (12.57%) Test Management
13 21 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (11.98%) Integration Testing
15 19 (11.38%) Defect Management
15 19 (11.38%) TDD
16 18 (10.78%) Regression Testing
17 17 (10.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) SQL
2 29 (17.37%) C#
2 29 (17.37%) Java
3 12 (7.19%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.99%) Python
5 2 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) C++
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 141 (84.43%) ISEB
2 77 (46.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (6.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 49 (29.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.95%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) HP
4 5 (2.99%) Capita
5 3 (1.80%) Twitter
6 2 (1.20%) Facebook
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
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