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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 135 157
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 86 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.99% 1.49% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.65% 6.86% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 48 24
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
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
630 714 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.94% 21.65% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 534 557 779
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 139 (81.29%) ISEB
2 120 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (50.88%) SQL
4 78 (45.61%) Test Automation
5 77 (45.03%) Finance
6 71 (41.52%) Selenium
7 67 (39.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 63 (36.84%) Software Testing
9 56 (32.75%) .NET
10 52 (30.41%) Test Scripting
11 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
12 46 (26.90%) QA
13 44 (25.73%) Scrum
13 44 (25.73%) Automation Testing
13 44 (25.73%) SDLC
14 40 (23.39%) Test Strategy
15 38 (22.22%) SoapUI
16 37 (21.64%) Retail
17 36 (21.05%) BDD
17 36 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
18 35 (20.47%) Oracle
19 33 (19.30%) Functional Testing
20 32 (18.71%) C#
20 32 (18.71%) Manual Testing
21 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
23 28 (16.37%) Performance Testing
23 28 (16.37%) Team Foundation Server
23 28 (16.37%) Waterfall
24 27 (15.79%) Integration Testing

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 (6.43%) Confluence
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (41.52%) Selenium
2 38 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 28 (16.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.19%) JIRA
6 13 (7.60%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (5.85%) Hudson
9 9 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (4.09%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.34%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.75%) JMeter
13 3 (1.75%) JUnit
13 3 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (1.75%) SilkTest
14 2 (1.17%) NeoLoad
14 2 (1.17%) Toad
14 2 (1.17%) tSQLt
14 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (45.03%) Finance
2 37 (21.64%) Retail
3 11 (6.43%) Legal
4 9 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (59.65%) Analyst
1 102 (59.65%) Test Analyst
2 38 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 37 (21.64%) Tester
4 21 (12.28%) Automation Test Analyst
5 17 (9.94%) QA Tester
5 17 (9.94%) Systems Tester
5 17 (9.94%) Test Leader
6 16 (9.36%) QA Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) QA Analyst
7 15 (8.77%) QA Test Analyst
7 15 (8.77%) QA Test Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Senior Test Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Systems Test Engineer
8 13 (7.60%) Software Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Software Test Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Systems Test Analyst
10 11 (6.43%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.75%) .NET
2 17 (9.94%) SOAP
3 16 (9.36%) XML
4 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.02%) WSDL
5 12 (7.02%) XSD
6 10 (5.85%) JMS
7 7 (4.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.92%) REST
8 5 (2.92%) Web Services
9 4 (2.34%) HTML
10 3 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
4 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.75%) Linux
1 3 (1.75%) Unix
2 2 (1.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (45.61%) Test Automation
3 63 (36.84%) Software Testing
4 52 (30.41%) Test Scripting
5 44 (25.73%) Automation Testing
5 44 (25.73%) Scrum
5 44 (25.73%) SDLC
6 40 (23.39%) Test Strategy
7 36 (21.05%) BDD
7 36 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
8 33 (19.30%) Functional Testing
9 32 (18.71%) Manual Testing
10 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (16.37%) Performance Testing
11 28 (16.37%) Waterfall
12 27 (15.79%) Integration Testing
13 25 (14.62%) TDD
14 24 (14.04%) Test Management
15 22 (12.87%) Non-Functional Testing
16 19 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.88%) SQL
2 32 (18.71%) C#
3 20 (11.70%) Java
4 14 (8.19%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.92%) Ruby
6 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.17%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.17%) VB
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (81.29%) ISEB
2 67 (39.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (26.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.47%) Oracle
3 3 (1.75%) Twitter
4 2 (1.17%) Facebook
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