Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 168 174
Rank change year-on-year -39 +6 +60
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 9 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 1.23% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 6.23% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 56 76
Leeds median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £42,875 £53,375 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.59% +21.43% +7.69%

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 731 1,012 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.25% 19.82% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 590 798 1,115
Leeds median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) QA
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) RAD
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 1 (11.11%) User Stories
8 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Web Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (11.11%) Logistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) RAD
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft