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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 181 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 26 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.52% 1.45% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 5.68% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 57
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £45,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1189 915 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.95% 25.45% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 948 705 701
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -66 22 £43,164 +23.32% 4
Wakefield -2 1 £22,500 -8.16%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 50 (73.53%) ISEB
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.76%) Selenium
4 21 (30.88%) Test Strategy
5 20 (29.41%) QA
6 19 (27.94%) Degree
7 18 (26.47%) Scrum
7 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 15 (22.06%) SQL
8 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
9 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (19.12%) BDD
11 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (16.18%) Java
12 11 (16.18%) JUnit
12 11 (16.18%) Finance
12 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
12 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.18%) System Testing
13 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.71%) TDD
13 10 (14.71%) Information Management
13 10 (14.71%) Test Management
13 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
13 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
14 9 (13.24%) Subversion
14 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.24%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Selenium
2 11 (16.18%) JUnit
3 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.24%) Capybara
4 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (13.24%) Subversion
5 5 (7.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (1.47%) TestNG
8 1 (1.47%) MSTest
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Tester
2 20 (29.41%) Test Manager
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Test Leader
5 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Tester
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) QA Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Functional Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.94%) Senior QA Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) SOAP
2 7 (10.29%) XML
3 6 (8.82%) WinForms
3 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) NHS
3 6 (8.82%) DTV
3 6 (8.82%) STB
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Firmware
4 1 (1.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Test Strategy
3 18 (26.47%) Scrum
3 18 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
5 14 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.12%) BDD
7 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
7 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.18%) System Testing
8 10 (14.71%) Test Management
8 10 (14.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.71%) Information Management
9 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Agile Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (73.53%) ISEB
2 19 (27.94%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
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