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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 155 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.32% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 5.81% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 23
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £44,700 £39,462
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
931 602 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.44% 22.77% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 747 475 490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 49 (79.03%) ISEB
2 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 22 (35.48%) Test Strategy
4 21 (33.87%) Selenium
4 21 (33.87%) Test Management
5 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 16 (25.81%) Regression Testing
6 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
6 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.97%) Degree
7 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.35%) System Testing
9 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
9 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
9 11 (17.74%) Line Management
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
10 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (14.52%) QA
11 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
11 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (14.52%) Capybara
11 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.52%) Subversion
11 9 (14.52%) Java
11 9 (14.52%) JUnit
11 9 (14.52%) SOAP
12 8 (12.90%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Selenium
2 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.52%) Capybara
3 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 9 (14.52%) JUnit
4 6 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.23%) TestNG
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Test Manager
2 21 (33.87%) Test Leader
3 13 (20.97%) Tester
4 12 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (4.84%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Junior
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) SOAP
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) XML
4 4 (6.45%) WinForms
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.23%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
3 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Test Strategy
3 21 (33.87%) Test Management
4 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 16 (25.81%) Regression Testing
5 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 12 (19.35%) System Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Line Management
9 10 (16.13%) BDD
9 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 8 (12.90%) TDD
11 7 (11.29%) Information Management
11 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.29%) Performance Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) C
4 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (79.03%) ISEB
2 13 (20.97%) Degree
3 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable upon profile
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago