The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £23,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
ISTQB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.59% 29.57% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 38
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £35,007
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Wakefield

ISTQB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center