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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 70 97 139
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 95 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.62% 2.59% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.18% 11.39% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 50
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
587 764 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.40% 22.74% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 494 587 717
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 171 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (85.19%) ISEB
3 94 (49.74%) SQL
4 90 (47.62%) Selenium
5 83 (43.92%) Functional Testing
6 75 (39.68%) Test Automation
7 69 (36.51%) Cucumber
8 66 (34.92%) Software Testing
9 64 (33.86%) Waterfall
9 64 (33.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 63 (33.33%) TDD
11 57 (30.16%) Finance
12 52 (27.51%) Mentoring
13 51 (26.98%) Java
13 51 (26.98%) QA
14 46 (24.34%) Test Management
14 46 (24.34%) Scrum
14 46 (24.34%) Non-Functional Testing
15 43 (22.75%) SoapUI
16 42 (22.22%) E-Commerce
17 41 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (21.69%) BDD
17 41 (21.69%) Test Strategy
18 38 (20.11%) Web Testing
19 37 (19.58%) Regression Testing
19 37 (19.58%) Oracle
19 37 (19.58%) Software Delivery
19 37 (19.58%) Automation Testing
19 37 (19.58%) Relational Database
19 37 (19.58%) Defect Tracking

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 (0.53%) Apache
1 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 90 (47.62%) Selenium
2 69 (36.51%) Cucumber
3 43 (22.75%) SoapUI
4 26 (13.76%) JMeter
5 12 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.82%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.76%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.65%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.12%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.12%) JUnit
9 4 (2.12%) MSTest
9 4 (2.12%) Ranorex
9 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.12%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.59%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.06%) tSQLt
12 1 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
General
1 57 (30.16%) Finance
2 30 (15.87%) Legal
3 27 (14.29%) Retail
4 26 (13.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (38.62%) Test Engineer
2 50 (26.46%) Analyst
2 50 (26.46%) Test Analyst
3 49 (25.93%) Senior Test Engineer
4 33 (17.46%) Tester
5 31 (16.40%) Test Automation Engineer
6 26 (13.76%) Web Engineer
7 18 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (9.52%) Test Manager
8 17 (8.99%) Test Leader
9 14 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 14 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (7.41%) Senior Web Engineer
10 12 (6.35%) Performance Tester
11 10 (5.29%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.29%) Lead Tester
11 10 (5.29%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (5.29%) Technical Test Analyst
12 9 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) SOAP
2 27 (14.29%) .NET
3 17 (8.99%) Web Services
4 10 (5.29%) HTML
5 9 (4.76%) XML
6 5 (2.65%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.12%) REST
8 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.59%) WSDL
8 3 (1.59%) XSD
9 2 (1.06%) Behat
10 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.53%) CSS
10 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.12%) e-Health
2 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Linux
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.92%) Functional Testing
3 75 (39.68%) Test Automation
4 66 (34.92%) Software Testing
5 64 (33.86%) Waterfall
6 63 (33.33%) TDD
7 52 (27.51%) Mentoring
8 46 (24.34%) Non-Functional Testing
8 46 (24.34%) Scrum
8 46 (24.34%) Test Management
9 42 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 41 (21.69%) BDD
10 41 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (21.69%) Test Strategy
11 38 (20.11%) Web Testing
12 37 (19.58%) Automation Testing
12 37 (19.58%) Defect Tracking
12 37 (19.58%) Regression Testing
12 37 (19.58%) Software Delivery
13 36 (19.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 94 (49.74%) SQL
2 51 (26.98%) Java
3 28 (14.81%) C#
4 12 (6.35%) Python
5 9 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.59%) Ruby
7 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.06%) C
9 1 (0.53%) Go
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 161 (85.19%) ISEB
2 64 (33.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.65%) Degree
4 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (26.98%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Oracle
2 13 (6.88%) HP
3 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.23%) Telerik
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