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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 134 180 135
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 76 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.63% 0.69% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 3.02% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,949 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1087 1126 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.26% 22.85% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 889 919 671
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 44 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Bradford - 18 £41,500 -
Halifax - 6 £32,500 - 1
Bingley - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 144 (96.00%) ISEB
2 81 (54.00%) SQL
3 61 (40.67%) Finance
4 57 (38.00%) Software Testing
5 53 (35.33%) QA
6 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (32.67%) Test Strategy
8 48 (32.00%) Test Scripting
9 46 (30.67%) SDLC
10 45 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 43 (28.67%) Test Management
12 42 (28.00%) .NET
12 42 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
14 32 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (14.00%) Test Automation
16 21 (14.00%) Regression Testing
17 20 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
18 19 (12.67%) Manual Testing
18 19 (12.67%) System Testing
18 19 (12.67%) Integration Testing
18 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
18 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET
19 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
19 18 (12.00%) Scrum
20 17 (11.33%) Selenium
20 17 (11.33%) CSS
20 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
20 17 (11.33%) XML

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) MS Office
2 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) QlikView
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.33%) Selenium
3 14 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.00%) Firebug
7 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.33%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.33%) OpenSTA
8 2 (1.33%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.33%) JMeter
9 1 (0.67%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.67%) MSTest
9 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 61 (40.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Retail
2 7 (4.67%) Marketing
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (55.33%) Analyst
2 81 (54.00%) Test Analyst
3 50 (33.33%) Tester
4 29 (19.33%) Senior Analyst
4 29 (19.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 28 (18.67%) Software Tester
6 23 (15.33%) Lead Test Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) Systems Tester
8 11 (7.33%) Test Manager
9 9 (6.00%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.00%) Test Team Leader
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Tester
11 7 (4.67%) QA Analyst
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
12 6 (4.00%) QA Tester
13 5 (3.33%) Test Engineer
14 4 (2.67%) Junior
14 4 (2.67%) QA Test Analyst
14 4 (2.67%) Software Test Analyst
14 4 (2.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) .NET
2 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.33%) CSS
3 17 (11.33%) XML
4 8 (5.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.33%) HTML
5 2 (1.33%) SOAP
5 2 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) W3C
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.67%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) UNIX
3 2 (1.33%) Android
3 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) Software Testing
2 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (32.67%) Test Strategy
4 48 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 46 (30.67%) SDLC
6 45 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 43 (28.67%) Test Management
8 21 (14.00%) Test Automation
8 21 (14.00%) Regression Testing
9 19 (12.67%) Integration Testing
9 19 (12.67%) Manual Testing
9 19 (12.67%) System Testing
10 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 18 (12.00%) Scrum
11 14 (9.33%) Project Management
12 13 (8.67%) Functional Testing
13 12 (8.00%) RAD
14 11 (7.33%) Automated Testing
15 10 (6.67%) V-Model
15 10 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.00%) SQL
2 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.67%) C#
4 14 (9.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 144 (96.00%) ISEB
2 42 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (10.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 11 (7.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (35.33%) QA
2 7 (4.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle
3 7 (4.67%) HP
4 2 (1.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (0.67%) Avaya
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