Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 204 151
Rank change year-on-year +45 -53 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 24 21 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 0.42% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 2.76% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 76
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £38,750 £51,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +21.43%

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 480 762 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.91% 15.16% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 397 612 992
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,800 £25,750 £25,275
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leeds

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leeds

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leeds over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
1 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
2 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (58.33%) QA
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) .NET
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 11 (45.83%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) Retail
7 10 (41.67%) Selenium
7 10 (41.67%) FTP
8 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
9 7 (29.17%) SDLC
10 6 (25.00%) HP
10 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.83%) Project Management
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 4 (16.67%) Legal
12 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (12.50%) HP ALM
13 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
13 3 (12.50%) Line Management
13 3 (12.50%) Performance Management

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 8 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Associate Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 11 (45.83%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.33%) RAD
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
1 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle