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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 151 179
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 91 68 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.14% 1.41% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.70% 6.22% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 81 64 38
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
938 1094 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.09% 22.61% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 746 847 927
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 77 £35,000 +3.70% 9
Bradford 0 6 £32,500 -21.68%
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 166 (86.01%) ISEB
2 125 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (52.33%) SQL
4 95 (49.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 87 (45.08%) Selenium
6 69 (35.75%) Software Testing
7 66 (34.20%) .NET
8 65 (33.68%) Test Scripting
9 63 (32.64%) Test Automation
10 61 (31.61%) Finance
11 55 (28.50%) SDLC
12 51 (26.42%) Microsoft
13 50 (25.91%) Automation Testing
14 48 (24.87%) QA
15 43 (22.28%) Test Strategy
16 42 (21.76%) Scrum
16 42 (21.76%) Oracle
17 40 (20.73%) SoapUI
18 36 (18.65%) System Integration Testing
19 35 (18.13%) BDD
19 35 (18.13%) Java
20 34 (17.62%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (17.10%) MS Excel
22 31 (16.06%) Functional Testing
23 30 (15.54%) Non-Functional Testing
23 30 (15.54%) Performance Testing
24 29 (15.03%) Manual Testing
24 29 (15.03%) C#
25 27 (13.99%) Regression Testing
25 27 (13.99%) Test Management

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 11 (5.70%) Confluence
1 11 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.52%) MTS
Applications
1 33 (17.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.29%) MS Office
3 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (45.08%) Selenium
2 40 (20.73%) SoapUI
3 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (9.33%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.77%) JIRA
6 14 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.25%) WebDriver
7 13 (6.74%) JMeter
8 10 (5.18%) Hudson
8 10 (5.18%) Toad
9 9 (4.66%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (3.11%) SilkTest
12 5 (2.59%) HP UFT
12 5 (2.59%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.07%) NeoLoad
13 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.55%) Rational Performance Tester
14 3 (1.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 61 (31.61%) Finance
2 21 (10.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 130 (67.36%) Analyst
1 130 (67.36%) Test Analyst
2 47 (24.35%) Tester
3 30 (15.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 29 (15.03%) Test Engineer
5 20 (10.36%) QA Tester
6 18 (9.33%) Systems Tester
7 17 (8.81%) Software Analyst
7 17 (8.81%) Software Test Analyst
7 17 (8.81%) Test Leader
8 16 (8.29%) QA Analyst
8 16 (8.29%) QA Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) QA Test Analyst
8 16 (8.29%) QA Test Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) Systems Test Engineer
9 14 (7.25%) Automation Tester
10 13 (6.74%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (5.18%) SOA Tester
12 9 (4.66%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 9 (4.66%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.20%) .NET
2 23 (11.92%) SOAP
3 19 (9.84%) XML
4 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.18%) JMS
5 10 (5.18%) WSDL
5 10 (5.18%) XSD
6 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.59%) HTML
8 4 (2.07%) JSON
8 4 (2.07%) Web Services
9 3 (1.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.11%) IVR
3 6 (3.11%) Replication
4 3 (1.55%) iPad
4 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.11%) Windows
2 4 (2.07%) Linux
2 4 (2.07%) Unix
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.75%) Software Testing
3 65 (33.68%) Test Scripting
4 63 (32.64%) Test Automation
5 55 (28.50%) SDLC
6 50 (25.91%) Automation Testing
7 43 (22.28%) Test Strategy
8 42 (21.76%) Scrum
9 36 (18.65%) System Integration Testing
10 35 (18.13%) BDD
11 34 (17.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (16.06%) Functional Testing
13 30 (15.54%) Non-Functional Testing
13 30 (15.54%) Performance Testing
14 29 (15.03%) Manual Testing
15 27 (13.99%) Regression Testing
15 27 (13.99%) Test Management
16 24 (12.44%) Integration Testing
17 20 (10.36%) System Testing
18 19 (9.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 101 (52.33%) SQL
2 35 (18.13%) Java
3 29 (15.03%) C#
4 12 (6.22%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.59%) Python
6 2 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 166 (86.01%) ISEB
2 95 (49.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (5.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (24.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 51 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.76%) Oracle
3 9 (4.66%) HP
4 6 (3.11%) Capita
5 3 (1.55%) IBM
5 3 (1.55%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) Facebook
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