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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 106 140 191
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +51
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 106 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.73% 1.63% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.14% 7.09% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 97 71 31
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,840 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,850 £43,164
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
873 1072 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.49% 23.06% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 735 871 938
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,480 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +59 90 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Bradford +2 8 £35,000 -15.66%
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 - 1
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 172 (83.90%) ISEB
2 143 (69.76%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (54.15%) SQL
4 88 (42.93%) Finance
5 84 (40.98%) Selenium
6 82 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 79 (38.54%) Test Automation
8 75 (36.59%) Software Testing
9 60 (29.27%) Test Scripting
10 59 (28.78%) .NET
11 51 (24.88%) QA
11 51 (24.88%) SDLC
12 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 48 (23.41%) Scrum
14 47 (22.93%) Automation Testing
15 45 (21.95%) Test Strategy
16 42 (20.49%) Functional Testing
17 41 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
18 40 (19.51%) SoapUI
19 39 (19.02%) Retail
19 39 (19.02%) Non-Functional Testing
20 36 (17.56%) Manual Testing
20 36 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
20 36 (17.56%) Integration Testing
20 36 (17.56%) User Acceptance Testing
21 35 (17.07%) Oracle
21 35 (17.07%) BDD
22 34 (16.59%) Test Management
23 32 (15.61%) C#
24 31 (15.12%) 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 (5.37%) Confluence
1 11 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.49%) MTS
Applications
1 29 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.85%) MS Office
3 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.44%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.49%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 84 (40.98%) Selenium
2 40 (19.51%) SoapUI
3 31 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.83%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.83%) JIRA
5 13 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.37%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (5.37%) WebDriver
7 10 (4.88%) Hudson
8 9 (4.39%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.41%) Toad
11 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.44%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.95%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.46%) FitNesse
14 3 (1.46%) JMeter
14 3 (1.46%) JUnit
14 3 (1.46%) Selenium IDE
General
1 88 (42.93%) Finance
2 39 (19.02%) Retail
3 13 (6.34%) Legal
4 10 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (57.56%) Analyst
1 118 (57.56%) Test Analyst
2 47 (22.93%) Test Engineer
3 40 (19.51%) Tester
4 28 (13.66%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (10.73%) Test Leader
6 19 (9.27%) Systems Tester
7 16 (7.80%) QA Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) QA Tester
7 16 (7.80%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (7.32%) QA Analyst
8 15 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
8 15 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
8 15 (7.32%) Systems Test Engineer
9 14 (6.83%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) Software Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Systems Test Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.78%) .NET
2 20 (9.76%) XML
3 17 (8.29%) SOAP
4 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.85%) WSDL
5 12 (5.85%) XSD
6 10 (4.88%) JMS
7 7 (3.41%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.93%) Web Services
9 5 (2.44%) REST
10 4 (1.95%) HTML
10 4 (1.95%) JSON
11 3 (1.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) iPad
5 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.95%) Unix
2 3 (1.46%) Linux
2 3 (1.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (69.76%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.54%) Test Automation
3 75 (36.59%) Software Testing
4 60 (29.27%) Test Scripting
5 51 (24.88%) SDLC
6 48 (23.41%) Scrum
7 47 (22.93%) Automation Testing
8 45 (21.95%) Test Strategy
9 42 (20.49%) Functional Testing
10 41 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 39 (19.02%) Non-Functional Testing
12 36 (17.56%) Integration Testing
12 36 (17.56%) Manual Testing
12 36 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (17.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (17.07%) BDD
14 34 (16.59%) Test Management
15 30 (14.63%) Performance Testing
15 30 (14.63%) System Testing
15 30 (14.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 111 (54.15%) SQL
2 32 (15.61%) C#
3 23 (11.22%) Java
4 14 (6.83%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.44%) Ruby
7 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.98%) Python
7 2 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (83.90%) ISEB
2 82 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (4.39%) Degree
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.07%) Oracle
3 3 (1.46%) Twitter
4 2 (0.98%) Facebook
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