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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 155 169 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 58 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.16% 0.65% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 3.09% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 21 42
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
1239 972 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.81% 21.09% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 793 620
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,200 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +10 43 £32,500 +7.43% 8
Halifax - 4 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 3 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 £40,000 - 1
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 102 (87.93%) ISEB
2 54 (46.55%) Finance
3 51 (43.97%) Software Testing
4 50 (43.10%) SQL
5 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 48 (41.38%) Test Scripting
6 47 (40.52%) Test Strategy
7 44 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 41 (35.34%) .NET
9 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (27.59%) Test Management
11 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
12 25 (21.55%) Manual Testing
13 23 (19.83%) QA
13 23 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (19.83%) Regression Testing
14 21 (18.10%) Selenium
15 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
16 18 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (15.52%) .NET Framework
16 18 (15.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (14.66%) Degree
17 17 (14.66%) System Testing
17 17 (14.66%) Scrum
18 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
19 14 (12.07%) Project Management
19 14 (12.07%) User Stories
20 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (11.21%) Performance Testing
21 12 (10.34%) Line Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) VoIP
1 1 (0.86%) FTP
1 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Selenium
2 18 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (6.03%) JUnit
5 5 (4.31%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.72%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.72%) OpenSTA
8 2 (1.72%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.86%) MSTest
9 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.86%) TestNG
9 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.86%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (46.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Analyst
1 59 (50.86%) Test Analyst
2 32 (27.59%) Tester
3 20 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 13 (11.21%) Test Leader
5 11 (9.48%) Software Tester
6 9 (7.76%) Systems Tester
7 7 (6.03%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Lead Test Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Junior
9 4 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) QA Tester
10 3 (2.59%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (2.59%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.59%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.34%) .NET
2 18 (15.52%) .NET Framework
3 9 (7.76%) XML
4 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.03%) CSS
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
6 1 (0.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.72%) User Experience
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Open Source
4 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) UNIX
2 6 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Software Testing
2 48 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 47 (40.52%) Test Strategy
4 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (27.59%) Test Management
6 25 (21.55%) Manual Testing
7 23 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (19.83%) Regression Testing
8 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.66%) System Testing
9 17 (14.66%) Scrum
10 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
11 14 (12.07%) Project Management
11 14 (12.07%) User Stories
12 13 (11.21%) Performance Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Line Management
14 10 (8.62%) RAD
14 10 (8.62%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.62%) OWASP
15 9 (7.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) C#
3 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 102 (87.93%) ISEB
2 44 (37.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (15.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 17 (14.66%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) QA
2 10 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) HP
3 1 (0.86%) Avaya
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago