The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 89 110 159
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +49
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 98 93 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.81% 2.21% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.68% 9.80% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 89 89 51
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
773 949 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.20% 22.53% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 653 729 943
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +27 86 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Halifax - 11 £35,000 - 4
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 185 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (86.89%) ISEB
3 101 (49.03%) SQL
3 101 (49.03%) Selenium
4 84 (40.78%) Test Automation
5 76 (36.89%) Functional Testing
6 73 (35.44%) TDD
7 71 (34.47%) Software Testing
8 69 (33.50%) Finance
9 68 (33.01%) Waterfall
10 65 (31.55%) Cucumber
11 59 (28.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 58 (28.16%) SoapUI
13 56 (27.18%) Mentoring
14 54 (26.21%) Non-Functional Testing
15 52 (25.24%) Java
16 50 (24.27%) BDD
17 48 (23.30%) QA
18 47 (22.82%) .NET
19 46 (22.33%) Test Management
20 45 (21.84%) C#
20 45 (21.84%) E-Commerce
21 42 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 40 (19.42%) Automation Testing
23 39 (18.93%) Test Strategy
24 38 (18.45%) SOAP
25 37 (17.96%) JMeter
25 37 (17.96%) Performance Testing
26 35 (16.99%) Web Testing
26 35 (16.99%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.49%) Apache
1 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (49.03%) Selenium
2 65 (31.55%) Cucumber
3 58 (28.16%) SoapUI
4 37 (17.96%) JMeter
5 26 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.77%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.85%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.40%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.43%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.43%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.43%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.43%) WinRunner
10 4 (1.94%) JUnit
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.49%) JIRA
12 1 (0.49%) Maven
12 1 (0.49%) MSTest
12 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (33.50%) Finance
2 31 (15.05%) Legal
3 28 (13.59%) Retail
4 26 (12.62%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (38.35%) Test Engineer
2 66 (32.04%) Analyst
2 66 (32.04%) Test Analyst
3 53 (25.73%) Senior Test Engineer
4 34 (16.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 34 (16.50%) Tester
5 26 (12.62%) Web Engineer
6 25 (12.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (8.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (7.77%) Performance Tester
8 16 (7.77%) Test Leader
9 15 (7.28%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (7.28%) Technical Test Analyst
9 15 (7.28%) Test Manager
10 12 (5.83%) Lead Tester
10 12 (5.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Web Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.82%) .NET
2 38 (18.45%) SOAP
3 24 (11.65%) XML
4 16 (7.77%) Web Services
5 7 (3.40%) HTML
6 6 (2.91%) REST
7 5 (2.43%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.49%) Behat
10 1 (0.49%) CSS
10 1 (0.49%) WSDL
10 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.94%) e-Health
2 4 (1.94%) Virtual Team
3 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
3 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (40.78%) Test Automation
3 76 (36.89%) Functional Testing
4 73 (35.44%) TDD
5 71 (34.47%) Software Testing
6 68 (33.01%) Waterfall
7 56 (27.18%) Mentoring
8 54 (26.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 50 (24.27%) BDD
10 46 (22.33%) Test Management
11 45 (21.84%) E-Commerce
12 42 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (19.42%) Automation Testing
14 39 (18.93%) Test Strategy
15 37 (17.96%) Performance Testing
16 35 (16.99%) Scrum
16 35 (16.99%) Software Delivery
16 35 (16.99%) Web Testing
17 32 (15.53%) Defect Tracking
17 32 (15.53%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (49.03%) SQL
2 52 (25.24%) Java
3 45 (21.84%) C#
4 27 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.34%) Python
6 5 (2.43%) Ruby
6 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 179 (86.89%) ISEB
2 59 (28.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (10.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.30%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SDET
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (16.50%) Oracle
2 11 (5.34%) HP
2 11 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.91%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago