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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 76 94 130
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 85 86 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.23% 2.62% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 11.38% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 52
Median salary £43,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
611 756 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.21% 23.04% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 519 567 753
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 157 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (86.29%) ISEB
3 89 (50.86%) SQL
4 82 (46.86%) Selenium
5 76 (43.43%) Functional Testing
6 66 (37.71%) Test Automation
6 66 (37.71%) Cucumber
7 60 (34.29%) Waterfall
8 59 (33.71%) TDD
8 59 (33.71%) Finance
9 57 (32.57%) Software Testing
10 55 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 50 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 49 (28.00%) Mentoring
13 43 (24.57%) E-Commerce
14 42 (24.00%) Java
15 41 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (23.43%) QA
15 41 (23.43%) Test Management
16 38 (21.71%) SoapUI
16 38 (21.71%) Test Strategy
17 37 (21.14%) Automation Testing
18 36 (20.57%) Performance Testing
19 35 (20.00%) Web Testing
19 35 (20.00%) Software Delivery
20 34 (19.43%) BDD
20 34 (19.43%) Scrum
20 34 (19.43%) Oracle
21 32 (18.29%) Regression Testing
21 32 (18.29%) Legal

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 1 (0.57%) Apache
1 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (46.86%) Selenium
2 66 (37.71%) Cucumber
3 38 (21.71%) SoapUI
4 23 (13.14%) JMeter
5 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.57%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.43%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.86%) HP UFT
7 5 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.86%) WinRunner
8 4 (2.29%) JUnit
8 4 (2.29%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (33.71%) Finance
2 32 (18.29%) Legal
3 29 (16.57%) Retail
4 27 (15.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (38.86%) Test Engineer
2 51 (29.14%) Analyst
2 51 (29.14%) Test Analyst
3 41 (23.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 35 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 30 (17.14%) Tester
6 27 (15.43%) Web Engineer
7 18 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (9.71%) Test Leader
9 16 (9.14%) Performance Tester
10 14 (8.00%) Test Manager
11 13 (7.43%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (7.43%) Technical Test Analyst
12 12 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (6.86%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (6.86%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (6.29%) Lead Tester
14 10 (5.71%) Senior Web Engineer
15 7 (4.00%) Automation Tester
15 7 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.14%) SOAP
2 28 (16.00%) .NET
3 15 (8.57%) Web Services
4 8 (4.57%) XML
5 6 (3.43%) HTML
5 6 (3.43%) REST
6 5 (2.86%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.57%) Behat
8 1 (0.57%) WSDL
8 1 (0.57%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.29%) e-Health
2 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Linux
1 1 (0.57%) Windows
1 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (43.43%) Functional Testing
3 66 (37.71%) Test Automation
4 60 (34.29%) Waterfall
5 59 (33.71%) TDD
6 57 (32.57%) Software Testing
7 50 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 49 (28.00%) Mentoring
9 43 (24.57%) E-Commerce
10 41 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (23.43%) Test Management
11 38 (21.71%) Test Strategy
12 37 (21.14%) Automation Testing
13 36 (20.57%) Performance Testing
14 35 (20.00%) Software Delivery
14 35 (20.00%) Web Testing
15 34 (19.43%) BDD
15 34 (19.43%) Scrum
16 32 (18.29%) Defect Tracking
16 32 (18.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.86%) SQL
2 42 (24.00%) Java
3 27 (15.43%) C#
4 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.29%) Python
5 5 (2.86%) Ruby
5 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 151 (86.29%) ISEB
2 55 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.43%) Degree
4 5 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (23.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (19.43%) Oracle
2 10 (5.71%) HP
3 8 (4.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.86%) Telerik
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