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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 92 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.71% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 2.37% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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
223 211 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.64% 30.10% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 175 143 260
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,105 £24,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
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
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 27 November 2014. 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 -26 3 £37,000 -22.10%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) System Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft