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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 93 119 159
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +40
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 80 54 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.70% 1.64% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.80% 7.21% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 52 24
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
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
625 749 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.11% 22.73% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 504 583 785
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (82.25%) ISEB
2 116 (68.64%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (49.70%) SQL
4 73 (43.20%) Selenium
4 73 (43.20%) Test Automation
5 72 (42.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 68 (40.24%) Finance
7 64 (37.87%) Software Testing
8 59 (34.91%) .NET
9 52 (30.77%) Test Scripting
10 48 (28.40%) Microsoft
11 46 (27.22%) SDLC
12 45 (26.63%) Automation Testing
13 42 (24.85%) Scrum
13 42 (24.85%) QA
14 39 (23.08%) BDD
14 39 (23.08%) Test Strategy
15 37 (21.89%) Oracle
16 35 (20.71%) SoapUI
16 35 (20.71%) System Integration Testing
17 32 (18.93%) C#
18 31 (18.34%) Retail
19 29 (17.16%) MS Excel
19 29 (17.16%) Functional Testing
20 28 (16.57%) Java
20 28 (16.57%) Performance Testing
21 27 (15.98%) Manual Testing
22 25 (14.79%) Integration Testing
22 25 (14.79%) TDD
23 23 (13.61%) Test Management

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 (6.51%) Confluence
1 11 (6.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Office
3 5 (2.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.59%) DB2
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (43.20%) Selenium
2 35 (20.71%) SoapUI
3 21 (12.43%) Cucumber
3 21 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.88%) JIRA
5 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.92%) Hudson
6 10 (5.92%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (4.73%) JMeter
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (4.14%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.37%) NeoLoad
10 4 (2.37%) SilkTest
11 3 (1.78%) JUnit
11 3 (1.78%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (1.78%) Toad
12 1 (0.59%) Appium
12 1 (0.59%) tSQLt
General
1 68 (40.24%) Finance
2 31 (18.34%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (63.31%) Analyst
1 107 (63.31%) Test Analyst
2 36 (21.30%) Tester
3 34 (20.12%) Test Engineer
4 24 (14.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 17 (10.06%) QA Tester
6 15 (8.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 15 (8.88%) Software Analyst
6 15 (8.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 15 (8.88%) Test Leader
7 13 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 13 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 13 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) Systems Tester
8 11 (6.51%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Automation Tester
9 10 (5.92%) SOA Tester
10 9 (5.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.91%) .NET
2 19 (11.24%) SOAP
3 16 (9.47%) XML
4 11 (6.51%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.51%) WSDL
4 11 (6.51%) XSD
5 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.92%) JMS
6 5 (2.96%) HTML
7 3 (1.78%) J2EE
7 3 (1.78%) Web Services
8 2 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.78%) iPad
4 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.59%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.37%) Linux
1 4 (2.37%) Unix
2 3 (1.78%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (68.64%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.20%) Test Automation
3 64 (37.87%) Software Testing
4 52 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 46 (27.22%) SDLC
6 45 (26.63%) Automation Testing
7 42 (24.85%) Scrum
8 39 (23.08%) BDD
8 39 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 35 (20.71%) System Integration Testing
10 29 (17.16%) Functional Testing
11 28 (16.57%) Performance Testing
12 27 (15.98%) Manual Testing
13 25 (14.79%) Integration Testing
13 25 (14.79%) TDD
14 23 (13.61%) Test Management
14 23 (13.61%) Waterfall
15 22 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (10.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (49.70%) SQL
2 32 (18.93%) C#
3 28 (16.57%) Java
4 13 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.78%) Python
5 3 (1.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (0.59%) C++
7 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (82.25%) ISEB
2 72 (42.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.89%) Oracle
3 3 (1.78%) Twitter
4 2 (1.18%) Facebook
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