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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 78 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.91% 1.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 5.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 0
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
201 283 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.95% 31.76% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 164 193 169
Average salary £36,800 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 7 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Doncaster - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Web Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Telerik
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