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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 108 130 183
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +53
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 94 76 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.33% 1.72% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.60% 7.27% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 84 70 35
Median salary £35,000 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
887 1045 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.00% 23.64% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 716 830 936
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 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 27 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 +26 79 £35,000 +2.94% 9
Bradford +4 8 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 167 (84.77%) ISEB
2 135 (68.53%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (53.30%) SQL
4 89 (45.18%) Selenium
5 88 (44.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 75 (38.07%) Finance
7 73 (37.06%) Test Automation
7 73 (37.06%) Software Testing
8 63 (31.98%) .NET
9 58 (29.44%) Test Scripting
10 54 (27.41%) SDLC
11 51 (25.89%) Automation Testing
11 51 (25.89%) QA
12 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
13 44 (22.34%) Test Strategy
14 42 (21.32%) Scrum
15 40 (20.30%) System Integration Testing
16 38 (19.29%) BDD
16 38 (19.29%) Functional Testing
17 37 (18.78%) Oracle
17 37 (18.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (18.27%) SoapUI
19 33 (16.75%) Java
20 32 (16.24%) Integration Testing
20 32 (16.24%) Non-Functional Testing
21 31 (15.74%) Retail
21 31 (15.74%) C#
22 30 (15.23%) Test Management
23 29 (14.72%) Regression Testing
24 28 (14.21%) MS Excel

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 (5.58%) Confluence
1 11 (5.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.51%) MTS
Applications
1 28 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.61%) MS Office
3 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.52%) QlikView
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (45.18%) Selenium
2 36 (18.27%) SoapUI
3 24 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (10.66%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.61%) JIRA
6 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.09%) WebDriver
8 10 (5.08%) Hudson
9 9 (4.57%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (4.57%) Toad
10 8 (4.06%) JMeter
11 7 (3.55%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
12 6 (3.05%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.54%) HP UFT
13 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.03%) NeoLoad
14 4 (2.03%) SilkTest
14 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
General
1 75 (38.07%) Finance
2 31 (15.74%) Retail
3 6 (3.05%) Banking
4 5 (2.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (62.94%) Analyst
1 124 (62.94%) Test Analyst
2 39 (19.80%) Tester
3 37 (18.78%) Test Engineer
4 31 (15.74%) Automation Test Analyst
5 19 (9.64%) Test Leader
6 17 (8.63%) QA Tester
7 16 (8.12%) Software Analyst
7 16 (8.12%) Software Test Analyst
8 15 (7.61%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (7.61%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (7.61%) Systems Tester
9 13 (6.60%) QA Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) QA Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) QA Test Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Systems Test Engineer
10 11 (5.58%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (5.58%) Technical Test Analyst
10 11 (5.58%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.98%) .NET
2 20 (10.15%) XML
3 19 (9.64%) SOAP
4 11 (5.58%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.58%) WSDL
4 11 (5.58%) XSD
5 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.08%) JMS
6 5 (2.54%) HTML
7 4 (2.03%) JSON
8 3 (1.52%) J2EE
8 3 (1.52%) Web Services
9 2 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.52%) iPad
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.03%) Linux
1 4 (2.03%) Unix
1 4 (2.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Android
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (68.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (37.06%) Software Testing
2 73 (37.06%) Test Automation
3 58 (29.44%) Test Scripting
4 54 (27.41%) SDLC
5 51 (25.89%) Automation Testing
6 44 (22.34%) Test Strategy
7 42 (21.32%) Scrum
8 40 (20.30%) System Integration Testing
9 38 (19.29%) BDD
9 38 (19.29%) Functional Testing
10 37 (18.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (16.24%) Integration Testing
11 32 (16.24%) Non-Functional Testing
12 30 (15.23%) Test Management
13 29 (14.72%) Regression Testing
14 28 (14.21%) Performance Testing
15 27 (13.71%) Manual Testing
16 26 (13.20%) System Testing
17 25 (12.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 105 (53.30%) SQL
2 33 (16.75%) Java
3 31 (15.74%) C#
4 12 (6.09%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.52%) Python
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 167 (84.77%) ISEB
2 88 (44.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (25.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.78%) Oracle
3 3 (1.52%) Twitter
4 2 (1.02%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago