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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 93 134 186
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +52
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 106 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.74% 1.77% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.37% 7.14% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 22
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £44,950
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +3.54%
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
857 1148 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.17% 24.74% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 719 886 930
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,220 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +55 87 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Bradford -13 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Halifax -23 3 £35,000 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £26,500 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 178 (85.58%) ISEB
2 167 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (55.29%) SQL
4 92 (44.23%) Finance
5 85 (40.87%) Test Automation
6 66 (31.73%) Software Testing
7 65 (31.25%) Selenium
8 61 (29.33%) Functional Testing
9 58 (27.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 56 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
10 56 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (24.52%) SoapUI
12 46 (22.12%) Waterfall
13 44 (21.15%) Retail
14 43 (20.67%) TDD
15 42 (20.19%) Test Scripting
16 41 (19.71%) QA
17 40 (19.23%) .NET
18 39 (18.75%) E-Commerce
19 38 (18.27%) C#
19 38 (18.27%) SDLC
20 36 (17.31%) Performance Testing
21 33 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (15.87%) Test Strategy
22 32 (15.38%) Manual Testing
22 32 (15.38%) Integration Testing
22 32 (15.38%) Scrum
22 32 (15.38%) Oracle
23 31 (14.90%) Test Management
24 30 (14.42%) System Integration Testing

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 10 (4.81%) Confluence
1 10 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.81%) MS Office
2 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.40%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) DB2
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (31.25%) Selenium
2 51 (24.52%) SoapUI
3 29 (13.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.29%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (5.29%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.81%) JIRA
7 9 (4.33%) Hudson
8 8 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.37%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.88%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.40%) JMeter
12 4 (1.92%) Geb
12 4 (1.92%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.92%) Spock
13 3 (1.44%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.96%) WinRunner
General
1 92 (44.23%) Finance
2 44 (21.15%) Retail
3 29 (13.94%) Legal
4 22 (10.58%) Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Electronics
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (43.75%) Analyst
1 91 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 55 (26.44%) Test Engineer
3 36 (17.31%) Tester
4 25 (12.02%) Automation Test Analyst
5 24 (11.54%) Web Engineer
6 23 (11.06%) Test Automation Engineer
7 22 (10.58%) Test Leader
8 21 (10.10%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (9.13%) Senior Test Engineer
10 17 (8.17%) Lead Tester
11 16 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
12 14 (6.73%) Performance Tester
12 14 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (6.73%) Senior Test Analyst
13 13 (6.25%) Test Manager
14 10 (4.81%) QC Analyst
15 9 (4.33%) SOA Tester
16 8 (3.85%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.23%) .NET
2 27 (12.98%) SOAP
3 18 (8.65%) Web Services
4 17 (8.17%) XML
5 12 (5.77%) REST
6 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.29%) WSDL
6 11 (5.29%) XSD
7 9 (4.33%) JMS
8 6 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.44%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.48%) CSS
10 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
3 2 (0.96%) e-Health
3 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) Android
2 1 (0.48%) Unix
2 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.87%) Test Automation
3 66 (31.73%) Software Testing
4 61 (29.33%) Functional Testing
5 56 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
5 56 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (22.12%) Waterfall
7 43 (20.67%) TDD
8 42 (20.19%) Test Scripting
9 39 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 38 (18.27%) SDLC
11 36 (17.31%) Performance Testing
12 33 (15.87%) Test Strategy
12 33 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (15.38%) Integration Testing
13 32 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 32 (15.38%) Scrum
14 31 (14.90%) Test Management
15 30 (14.42%) System Integration Testing
16 28 (13.46%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (55.29%) SQL
2 38 (18.27%) C#
3 20 (9.62%) Java
4 13 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.29%) Ruby
5 11 (5.29%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.85%) Python
6 8 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 178 (85.58%) ISEB
2 58 (27.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (5.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (4.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.38%) Oracle
2 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.44%) HP
4 2 (0.96%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago