The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 53 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.26% 1.54% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 6.19% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 113 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 14.36% 24.89% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 48
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bradford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Bradford.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Bradford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QC Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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