The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 181 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 26 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.51% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 5.71% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 50 58
Average salary £43,164 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.32% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1176 945 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.08% 26.49% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 946 696 706
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -61 24 £43,164 +23.32% 5
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 55 (74.32%) ISEB
2 32 (43.24%) Selenium
3 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.08%) Test Strategy
5 22 (29.73%) Degree
6 20 (27.03%) Scrum
7 18 (24.32%) QA
8 17 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (22.97%) BDD
9 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
10 15 (20.27%) Performance Testing
10 15 (20.27%) SQL
11 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (17.57%) Java
12 13 (17.57%) JUnit
12 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
13 12 (16.22%) TDD
13 12 (16.22%) Information Management
13 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (16.22%) Cucumber
14 11 (14.86%) Test Management
14 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (14.86%) System Testing
15 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
15 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
15 10 (13.51%) .NET
15 10 (13.51%) Finance
15 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
15 10 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (12.16%) Capybara

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Selenium
2 13 (17.57%) JUnit
3 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.22%) Cucumber
4 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.16%) Capybara
5 9 (12.16%) Subversion
6 7 (9.46%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.35%) JIRA
10 1 (1.35%) TestNG
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Tester
2 21 (28.38%) Test Manager
3 18 (24.32%) Analyst
4 15 (20.27%) Test Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Test Leader
6 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.41%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) QA Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.70%) Functional Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) SOAP
2 9 (12.16%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.11%) WinForms
4 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.05%) Web Services
6 2 (2.70%) WSDL
6 2 (2.70%) XSD
7 1 (1.35%) LAMP
7 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.11%) STB
3 6 (8.11%) DTV
3 6 (8.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) IVR
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) UNIX
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Test Strategy
3 20 (27.03%) Scrum
4 17 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (22.97%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Software Testing
6 15 (20.27%) Performance Testing
7 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.22%) TDD
8 12 (16.22%) Information Management
9 11 (14.86%) Test Management
9 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.86%) System Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.81%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) Python
4 6 (8.11%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) ISEB
2 22 (29.73%) Degree
3 10 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago