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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 178 143 145
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 38 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 1.08% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 4.66% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 40
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £31,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £43,950 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1201 858 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.53% 23.17% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 930 693 649
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -32 31 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Bradford -12 2 £31,250 -28.16%
Wakefield - 2 £22,500 - 1
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (75.00%) ISEB
2 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) Finance
4 24 (30.00%) Selenium
5 23 (28.75%) Test Strategy
6 21 (26.25%) QA
6 21 (26.25%) Test Management
6 21 (26.25%) Software Testing
7 19 (23.75%) Degree
7 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (22.50%) Test Scripting
9 17 (21.25%) Regression Testing
10 16 (20.00%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (17.50%) Scrum
12 14 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (16.25%) Performance Testing
13 13 (16.25%) System Testing
14 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
14 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.75%) Line Management
14 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
15 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 10 (12.50%) BDD
15 10 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
16 9 (11.25%) Subversion

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Selenium
2 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Capybara
3 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.25%) Subversion
3 9 (11.25%) JUnit
4 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.50%) TestNG
9 1 (1.25%) JIRA
9 1 (1.25%) MSTest
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Legal
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Test Manager
2 21 (26.25%) Test Leader
3 20 (25.00%) Tester
4 18 (22.50%) Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) QA Test Manager
10 3 (3.75%) QA Manager
11 2 (2.50%) Junior
11 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) SOAP
2 8 (10.00%) .NET
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) WinForms
5 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.50%) LAMP
6 2 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (1.25%) Web Services
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) STB
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
3 4 (5.00%) DTV
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
5 1 (1.25%) IVR
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Test Strategy
3 21 (26.25%) Software Testing
3 21 (26.25%) Test Management
4 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (22.50%) Test Scripting
6 17 (21.25%) Regression Testing
7 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.50%) Scrum
8 13 (16.25%) System Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Performance Testing
9 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.75%) Line Management
10 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.50%) BDD
11 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (10.00%) TDD
13 7 (8.75%) Information Management
13 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) Python
4 6 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.50%) C
7 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (75.00%) ISEB
2 19 (23.75%) Degree
3 14 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.25%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
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