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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.27% - 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
70 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.54% 27.88% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 31
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £29,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware