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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 149 155 145
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 57 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.21% 1.06% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 5.23% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 45
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
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
1085 880 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.96% 20.29% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 954 701 635
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 54 £32,500 +13.53% 8
Wakefield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 85 (83.33%) ISEB
2 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 47 (46.08%) SQL
3 46 (45.10%) Software Testing
4 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 43 (42.16%) Test Scripting
6 42 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 39 (38.24%) Test Strategy
7 39 (38.24%) .NET
8 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (32.35%) Test Management
10 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
11 23 (22.55%) Manual Testing
12 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
13 19 (18.63%) QA
13 19 (18.63%) Selenium
14 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 18 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 17 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (16.67%) Scrum
16 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
16 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
17 15 (14.71%) Degree
17 15 (14.71%) System Testing
18 14 (13.73%) Project Management
19 11 (10.78%) UNIX
19 11 (10.78%) Line Management
19 11 (10.78%) User Stories
20 10 (9.80%) RAD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) VoIP
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Selenium
2 17 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.86%) JUnit
4 6 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.90%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.90%) JIRA
6 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.96%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.96%) MSTest
7 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) TestNG
8 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Analyst
1 48 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 25 (24.51%) Tester
3 21 (20.59%) Test Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Test Leader
5 9 (8.82%) Systems Tester
6 7 (6.86%) Software Tester
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Junior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Junior
10 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.94%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) .NET
2 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.82%) XML
4 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.86%) CSS
5 2 (1.96%) SOAP
5 2 (1.96%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) Open Source
4 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) UNIX
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Software Testing
2 43 (42.16%) Test Scripting
3 39 (38.24%) Test Strategy
4 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (32.35%) Test Management
6 23 (22.55%) Manual Testing
7 20 (19.61%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.67%) Scrum
8 17 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
9 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.71%) System Testing
11 14 (13.73%) Project Management
12 11 (10.78%) User Stories
12 11 (10.78%) Line Management
13 10 (9.80%) OWASP
13 10 (9.80%) RAD
13 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.80%) Performance Testing
14 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) Java
3 7 (6.86%) C#
3 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) C
7 2 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (83.33%) ISEB
2 42 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 15 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) QA
2 10 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.98%) HP
2 1 (0.98%) Avaya
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago