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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 83 116 162
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +46
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 110 100 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.10% 2.23% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.93% 9.91% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 100 95 57
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
737 1009 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.77% 22.53% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 618 792 894
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +36 95 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Halifax - 13 £37,500 - 1
Bradford 0 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Huddersfield -5 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 196 (89.91%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (85.78%) ISEB
3 110 (50.46%) Selenium
4 103 (47.25%) SQL
5 94 (43.12%) Test Automation
6 84 (38.53%) Functional Testing
7 81 (37.16%) TDD
8 80 (36.70%) Software Testing
9 75 (34.40%) Waterfall
10 69 (31.65%) Cucumber
11 68 (31.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 65 (29.82%) Finance
13 64 (29.36%) SoapUI
14 61 (27.98%) Java
15 60 (27.52%) BDD
16 59 (27.06%) Mentoring
16 59 (27.06%) QA
17 51 (23.39%) Test Management
18 48 (22.02%) Scrum
18 48 (22.02%) C#
18 48 (22.02%) .NET
18 48 (22.02%) Non-Functional Testing
19 45 (20.64%) SOAP
20 42 (19.27%) E-Commerce
20 42 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
20 42 (19.27%) Test Strategy
21 41 (18.81%) JMeter
22 39 (17.89%) Web Testing
23 38 (17.43%) Regression Testing
23 38 (17.43%) Oracle

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 1 (0.46%) Apache
1 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.97%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 110 (50.46%) Selenium
2 69 (31.65%) Cucumber
3 64 (29.36%) SoapUI
4 41 (18.81%) JMeter
5 32 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.96%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.13%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.75%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.29%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.83%) FitNesse
11 4 (1.83%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.83%) JUnit
11 4 (1.83%) MSTest
11 4 (1.83%) Ranorex
11 4 (1.83%) WinRunner
12 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.38%) tSQLt
13 2 (0.92%) JIRA
13 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (29.82%) Finance
2 30 (13.76%) Legal
3 27 (12.39%) Retail
4 26 (11.93%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (40.37%) Test Engineer
2 63 (28.90%) Senior Test Engineer
3 60 (27.52%) Analyst
3 60 (27.52%) Test Analyst
4 34 (15.60%) Tester
5 31 (14.22%) Test Automation Engineer
6 26 (11.93%) Web Engineer
7 21 (9.63%) Automation Test Analyst
8 19 (8.72%) Test Leader
8 19 (8.72%) Test Manager
9 16 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (7.34%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (6.42%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (6.42%) Senior Web Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Performance Tester
12 10 (4.59%) Automation Test Lead
12 10 (4.59%) Automation Tester
12 10 (4.59%) Lead Tester
12 10 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (4.59%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.02%) .NET
2 45 (20.64%) SOAP
3 29 (13.30%) XML
4 17 (7.80%) Web Services
5 10 (4.59%) HTML
6 5 (2.29%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.29%) REST
7 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.83%) WSDL
7 4 (1.83%) XSD
8 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.92%) Behat
8 2 (0.92%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.83%) e-Health
2 4 (1.83%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.46%) Linux
2 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (89.91%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (43.12%) Test Automation
3 84 (38.53%) Functional Testing
4 81 (37.16%) TDD
5 80 (36.70%) Software Testing
6 75 (34.40%) Waterfall
7 60 (27.52%) BDD
8 59 (27.06%) Mentoring
9 51 (23.39%) Test Management
10 48 (22.02%) Non-Functional Testing
10 48 (22.02%) Scrum
11 42 (19.27%) E-Commerce
11 42 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (19.27%) Test Strategy
12 39 (17.89%) Web Testing
13 38 (17.43%) Defect Tracking
13 38 (17.43%) Regression Testing
13 38 (17.43%) Software Delivery
14 37 (16.97%) Automation Testing
15 36 (16.51%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (47.25%) SQL
2 61 (27.98%) Java
3 48 (22.02%) C#
4 28 (12.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.50%) Python
6 7 (3.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.38%) Ruby
7 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.46%) Go
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 187 (85.78%) ISEB
2 68 (31.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (10.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (2.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (27.06%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Oracle
2 13 (5.96%) HP
3 12 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.67%) Telerik
5 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
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