The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 66 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.58% 0.75% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 3.90% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 17
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £46,400
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 South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 154 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.14% 19.30% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 102 154
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +22 10 £37,500 -6.25%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire 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