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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 121 148
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 98 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.63% 1.95% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.61% 8.66% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 87 59 39
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
628 762 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.29% 22.56% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 533 565 787
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 9 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 164 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (84.24%) ISEB
3 93 (50.54%) SQL
4 81 (44.02%) Selenium
5 69 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 69 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 66 (35.87%) Finance
7 58 (31.52%) Waterfall
8 57 (30.98%) Cucumber
9 55 (29.89%) Software Testing
10 54 (29.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 51 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (26.63%) TDD
12 49 (26.63%) Mentoring
13 46 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 46 (25.00%) QA
14 43 (23.37%) E-Commerce
14 43 (23.37%) SoapUI
15 40 (21.74%) Test Management
16 38 (20.65%) Software Delivery
16 38 (20.65%) Java
17 35 (19.02%) Legal
17 35 (19.02%) Performance Testing
17 35 (19.02%) Scrum
17 35 (19.02%) Test Strategy
18 34 (18.48%) Automation Testing
19 33 (17.93%) Web Testing
19 33 (17.93%) C#
19 33 (17.93%) .NET
19 33 (17.93%) Oracle

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 (0.54%) Apache
1 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 81 (44.02%) Selenium
2 57 (30.98%) Cucumber
3 43 (23.37%) SoapUI
4 17 (9.24%) JMeter
5 16 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.43%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.26%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.72%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.72%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.72%) WinRunner
9 4 (2.17%) JUnit
10 2 (1.09%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.54%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (35.87%) Finance
2 35 (19.02%) Legal
3 30 (16.30%) Retail
4 26 (14.13%) Banking
5 4 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (36.41%) Test Engineer
2 62 (33.70%) Analyst
2 62 (33.70%) Test Analyst
3 36 (19.57%) Tester
4 34 (18.48%) Test Automation Engineer
5 32 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
6 26 (14.13%) Web Engineer
7 20 (10.87%) Test Leader
8 19 (10.33%) Performance Tester
9 18 (9.78%) Lead Tester
10 15 (8.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (8.15%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (8.15%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (7.07%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (7.07%) Technical Test Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) Test Manager
13 8 (4.35%) Architect
13 8 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
14 7 (3.80%) Lead Architect
14 7 (3.80%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.93%) .NET
2 26 (14.13%) SOAP
3 21 (11.41%) Web Services
4 10 (5.43%) REST
5 8 (4.35%) XML
6 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.09%) HTML
9 1 (0.54%) Behat
9 1 (0.54%) WSDL
9 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.17%) e-Health
2 4 (2.17%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.54%) Linux
1 1 (0.54%) Unix
1 1 (0.54%) Windows
1 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 69 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 58 (31.52%) Waterfall
4 55 (29.89%) Software Testing
5 51 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (26.63%) Mentoring
6 49 (26.63%) TDD
7 46 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 43 (23.37%) E-Commerce
9 40 (21.74%) Test Management
10 38 (20.65%) Software Delivery
11 35 (19.02%) Performance Testing
11 35 (19.02%) Scrum
11 35 (19.02%) Test Strategy
12 34 (18.48%) Automation Testing
13 33 (17.93%) Web Testing
14 29 (15.76%) Defect Tracking
15 28 (15.22%) Regression Testing
16 27 (14.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.54%) SQL
2 38 (20.65%) Java
3 33 (17.93%) C#
4 15 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.98%) Python
6 9 (4.89%) Ruby
7 8 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (84.24%) ISEB
2 54 (29.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (4.89%) Degree
4 8 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (17.93%) Oracle
2 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.26%) HP
4 5 (2.72%) Telerik
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