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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 84 132 168
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 86 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.27% 1.45% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.72% 5.88% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 34 16
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,880 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £42,200 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
627 884 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.83% 24.64% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 538 680 733
Median salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 148 (84.57%) ISEB
2 141 (80.57%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (50.86%) SQL
4 84 (48.00%) Finance
5 79 (45.14%) Test Automation
6 58 (33.14%) Software Testing
7 56 (32.00%) Functional Testing
8 53 (30.29%) Selenium
9 51 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 47 (26.86%) Waterfall
12 46 (26.29%) SoapUI
13 43 (24.57%) Non-Functional Testing
13 43 (24.57%) Retail
14 39 (22.29%) TDD
14 39 (22.29%) QA
15 36 (20.57%) Performance Testing
15 36 (20.57%) E-Commerce
16 35 (20.00%) C#
17 34 (19.43%) .NET
18 33 (18.86%) Oracle
19 32 (18.29%) Test Scripting
19 32 (18.29%) SDLC
19 32 (18.29%) Cucumber
20 30 (17.14%) Software Delivery
20 30 (17.14%) Mentoring
20 30 (17.14%) Legal
21 29 (16.57%) Scrum
21 29 (16.57%) Test Strategy
22 28 (16.00%) SOAP

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 10 (5.71%) Confluence
1 10 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (30.29%) Selenium
2 46 (26.29%) SoapUI
3 32 (18.29%) Cucumber
4 26 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.29%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (6.29%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (5.71%) JIRA
7 9 (5.14%) Hudson
7 9 (5.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.29%) JMeter
11 3 (1.71%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.14%) tSQLt
12 2 (1.14%) WinRunner
13 1 (0.57%) Appium
13 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 84 (48.00%) Finance
2 43 (24.57%) Retail
3 30 (17.14%) Legal
4 23 (13.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Marketing
6 2 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (41.14%) Analyst
1 72 (41.14%) Test Analyst
2 47 (26.86%) Test Engineer
3 35 (20.00%) Tester
4 25 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 24 (13.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 22 (12.57%) Test Leader
7 20 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
8 17 (9.71%) Lead Tester
9 15 (8.57%) Performance Tester
10 13 (7.43%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (5.71%) Technical Test Analyst
13 9 (5.14%) SOA Tester
14 8 (4.57%) Senior Web Engineer
14 8 (4.57%) Systems Test Analyst
14 8 (4.57%) UAT Analyst
14 8 (4.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) .NET
2 28 (16.00%) SOAP
3 18 (10.29%) Web Services
4 15 (8.57%) XML
5 12 (6.86%) REST
6 11 (6.29%) WSDL
6 11 (6.29%) XSD
7 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.14%) JMS
9 6 (3.43%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.29%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.14%) e-Health
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Android
1 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (80.57%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.14%) Test Automation
3 58 (33.14%) Software Testing
4 56 (32.00%) Functional Testing
5 51 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (26.86%) Waterfall
7 43 (24.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 39 (22.29%) TDD
9 36 (20.57%) E-Commerce
9 36 (20.57%) Performance Testing
10 32 (18.29%) SDLC
10 32 (18.29%) Test Scripting
11 30 (17.14%) Mentoring
11 30 (17.14%) Software Delivery
12 29 (16.57%) Scrum
12 29 (16.57%) Test Strategy
13 27 (15.43%) Manual Testing
13 27 (15.43%) System Integration Testing
14 24 (13.71%) Integration Testing
14 24 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.86%) SQL
2 35 (20.00%) C#
3 19 (10.86%) Java
4 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.29%) Ruby
4 11 (6.29%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.57%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 148 (84.57%) ISEB
2 50 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.71%) Degree
4 8 (4.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.71%) HP
4 2 (1.14%) Telerik
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