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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 88 141 174
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 107 83 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.88% 1.88% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.14% 8.31% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 46
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 £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
814 999 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.93% 22.58% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 691 741 994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 97 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Halifax +2 7 £35,000 - 4
Bradford -8 2 £33,500 -21.17%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 190 (89.20%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (85.45%) ISEB
3 112 (52.58%) SQL
4 97 (45.54%) Selenium
5 81 (38.03%) Test Automation
6 72 (33.80%) Finance
7 70 (32.86%) Functional Testing
8 63 (29.58%) Waterfall
9 62 (29.11%) Software Testing
10 59 (27.70%) TDD
11 58 (27.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 55 (25.82%) Cucumber
12 55 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (24.88%) Non-Functional Testing
13 53 (24.88%) SoapUI
14 50 (23.47%) QA
15 49 (23.00%) Mentoring
16 47 (22.07%) Test Management
17 46 (21.60%) E-Commerce
18 44 (20.66%) .NET
19 43 (20.19%) C#
20 42 (19.72%) Java
21 38 (17.84%) Scrum
22 37 (17.37%) Software Delivery
23 36 (16.90%) BDD
23 36 (16.90%) Automation Testing
24 35 (16.43%) Performance Testing
24 35 (16.43%) Legal
24 35 (16.43%) Test Strategy
25 34 (15.96%) Web Testing

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 (0.47%) Apache
1 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) QlikView
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (45.54%) Selenium
2 55 (25.82%) Cucumber
3 53 (24.88%) SoapUI
4 25 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (11.27%) JMeter
6 11 (5.16%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.16%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.29%) HP UFT
7 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.35%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.35%) WinRunner
10 4 (1.88%) Geb
10 4 (1.88%) JUnit
10 4 (1.88%) Spock
11 2 (0.94%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.94%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.94%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.94%) Testopia
General
1 72 (33.80%) Finance
2 35 (16.43%) Legal
3 30 (14.08%) Retail
4 26 (12.21%) Banking
5 4 (1.88%) Electronics
5 4 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (36.62%) Test Engineer
2 76 (35.68%) Analyst
2 76 (35.68%) Test Analyst
3 38 (17.84%) Tester
4 36 (16.90%) Senior Test Engineer
5 34 (15.96%) Test Automation Engineer
6 26 (12.21%) Web Engineer
7 25 (11.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 20 (9.39%) Test Leader
9 19 (8.92%) Performance Tester
9 19 (8.92%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (8.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 18 (8.45%) Lead Tester
11 16 (7.51%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (7.51%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (7.51%) Technical Test Analyst
12 14 (6.57%) Test Manager
13 8 (3.76%) Architect
13 8 (3.76%) Lead Test Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.66%) .NET
2 28 (13.15%) SOAP
3 21 (9.86%) Web Services
4 16 (7.51%) XML
5 10 (4.69%) REST
6 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.88%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.94%) HTML
9 1 (0.47%) Behat
9 1 (0.47%) CSS
9 1 (0.47%) WSDL
9 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.88%) e-Health
2 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Unix
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (89.20%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.03%) Test Automation
3 70 (32.86%) Functional Testing
4 63 (29.58%) Waterfall
5 62 (29.11%) Software Testing
6 59 (27.70%) TDD
7 55 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (24.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 49 (23.00%) Mentoring
10 47 (22.07%) Test Management
11 46 (21.60%) E-Commerce
12 38 (17.84%) Scrum
13 37 (17.37%) Software Delivery
14 36 (16.90%) Automation Testing
14 36 (16.90%) BDD
15 35 (16.43%) Performance Testing
15 35 (16.43%) Test Strategy
16 34 (15.96%) Web Testing
17 29 (13.62%) Regression Testing
17 29 (13.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 112 (52.58%) SQL
2 43 (20.19%) C#
3 42 (19.72%) Java
4 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.69%) Python
6 9 (4.23%) Ruby
7 7 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 182 (85.45%) ISEB
2 58 (27.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (8.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Oracle
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.82%) HP
4 5 (2.35%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
SSP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago