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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 53 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.17% 0.79% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 4.76% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 14
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £46,700
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 Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 105 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.31% 16.64% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 77 132
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Process Management
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
6 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 2 (18.18%) iPad
8 2 (18.18%) People Management
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (9.09%) Coaching
9 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
9 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner

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 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Lead
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Process Management
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft