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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 94 145 187
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 110 72 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.82% 1.51% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.28% 6.27% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 105 66 19
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £43,100 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
896 1148 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.94% 24.05% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 780 936 942
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +65 91 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Bradford -3 8 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Wakefield - 4 £26,500 -
Halifax -1 2 - - 1
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 170 (85.00%) ISEB
2 147 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (52.00%) SQL
4 87 (43.50%) Finance
5 79 (39.50%) Test Automation
6 64 (32.00%) Software Testing
7 63 (31.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 62 (31.00%) Selenium
9 50 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (25.00%) .NET
9 50 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 49 (24.50%) Functional Testing
11 46 (23.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 44 (22.00%) Retail
12 44 (22.00%) QA
13 42 (21.00%) Scrum
13 42 (21.00%) Test Strategy
13 42 (21.00%) SoapUI
14 41 (20.50%) SDLC
15 39 (19.50%) System Integration Testing
16 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
17 36 (18.00%) Manual Testing
17 36 (18.00%) Waterfall
18 35 (17.50%) Integration Testing
19 34 (17.00%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (16.50%) TDD
21 30 (15.00%) Performance Testing
21 30 (15.00%) C#
21 30 (15.00%) Oracle
21 30 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 (5.50%) Confluence
1 11 (5.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.50%) MTS
Applications
1 22 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.50%) QlikView
5 5 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (31.00%) Selenium
2 42 (21.00%) SoapUI
3 30 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.50%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.50%) JIRA
5 11 (5.50%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (5.50%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (5.00%) Hudson
6 10 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.00%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.00%) Geb
9 4 (2.00%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.00%) Spock
10 3 (1.50%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.50%) Toad
11 2 (1.00%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 87 (43.50%) Finance
2 44 (22.00%) Retail
3 19 (9.50%) Legal
4 14 (7.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (51.00%) Analyst
1 102 (51.00%) Test Analyst
2 47 (23.50%) Test Engineer
3 37 (18.50%) Tester
4 22 (11.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 21 (10.50%) Test Leader
6 19 (9.50%) SQL Analyst
7 16 (8.00%) Web Engineer
8 15 (7.50%) Systems Tester
8 15 (7.50%) Test Manager
9 13 (6.50%) QA Engineer
9 13 (6.50%) QA Tester
9 13 (6.50%) Software Analyst
9 13 (6.50%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (6.50%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (6.50%) Technical Test Analyst
9 13 (6.50%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (6.00%) QA Analyst
10 12 (6.00%) QA Test Engineer
10 12 (6.00%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) SOAP
3 15 (7.50%) XML
4 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.00%) WSDL
5 12 (6.00%) XSD
6 10 (5.00%) JMS
6 10 (5.00%) Web Services
7 8 (4.00%) REST
8 7 (3.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.50%) HTML
9 1 (0.50%) J2EE
9 1 (0.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.50%) iPad
3 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Android
1 1 (0.50%) Unix
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
1 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (39.50%) Test Automation
3 64 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 50 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 49 (24.50%) Functional Testing
6 46 (23.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 42 (21.00%) Scrum
7 42 (21.00%) Test Strategy
8 41 (20.50%) SDLC
9 39 (19.50%) System Integration Testing
10 36 (18.00%) Manual Testing
10 36 (18.00%) Waterfall
11 35 (17.50%) Integration Testing
12 34 (17.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (16.50%) TDD
14 30 (15.00%) Performance Testing
15 28 (14.00%) Automation Testing
15 28 (14.00%) BDD
15 28 (14.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.00%) SQL
2 30 (15.00%) C#
3 14 (7.00%) Java
4 13 (6.50%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.00%) Ruby
6 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 170 (85.00%) ISEB
2 63 (31.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (4.00%) Degree
4 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (0.50%) Twitter
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