Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 60 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.50% 1.56% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 6.57% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 6
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +100.00% -26.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £47,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,375 £57,500 £39,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +100.00% -26.67%

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 225 137 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.83% 23.70% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 129 127
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,350 £27,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 22 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 10 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 10 (100.00%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Automation Tester
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA