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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 70 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.92% 1.62% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 7.46% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% +10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
163 228 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.42% 21.71% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124 181 208
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016. 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 +5 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Barnsley - 1 - -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft