Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 63 88
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.78% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 0.98% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £39,625
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +7.41%

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 167 102 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 26.13% 19.03% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 133 97 125
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,700 £21,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leicester

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Leicester region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Senior UAT Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) UAT Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA