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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 55 57 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.42% 1.26% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 5.43% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.09%
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -3.33%
ISTQB
South Yorkshire

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
106 129 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.13% 23.24% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 90 94 166
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect 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 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft