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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 56 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.57% 1.14% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 6.06% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Median salary - £45,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.29%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
122 132 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.24% 18.83% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 118 191
Median salary £35,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 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 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft