The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 54 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.32% 0.54% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 2.56% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £46,500
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 Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 117 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.22% 21.23% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 63 85 159
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Sheffield region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Sheffield

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Process Management
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) People Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Lead
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Process Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft