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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.26% 0.65% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.78% 2.22% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Average salary £28,750 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.73% +10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

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
225 270 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.87% 29.41% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 177 199 153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 10 £27,500 -9.83% 1
Doncaster - 3 £42,500 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 8 (33.33%) JIRA
7 8 (33.33%) QA
7 8 (33.33%) Selenium
7 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (29.17%) Test Management
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
11 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) Java
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (16.67%) Degree

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (12.50%) Toad
3 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Trainee
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (12.50%) ETL
11 2 (8.33%) CRM
11 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) XQuery
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Telerik
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago