Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 84 67
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.37% 0.76% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 4.38% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Leicester median annual salary £55,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £39,750 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £55,000 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 136 137 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 23.29% 17.25% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 130 130 170
Leicester median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £27,400 £22,216 £22,475
90th Percentile £62,625 £57,625 £65,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 18 February 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Implementation Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Implementation Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Test Manager
1 7 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Programme Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP