Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 88 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.49% 1.25% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 7.07% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 14
Bradford median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.66% +50.91%
10th Percentile £33,950 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £40,000 £63,750 £43,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bradford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 162 184 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 19.95% 17.68% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 142 157 136
Bradford median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,900 £62,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) C#

ISTQB
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA