The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.47% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 2.02% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £30,000 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.87%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 102 99 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 21.38% 20.16% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78 89 143
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,800 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Sheffield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Sheffield

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (53.85%) Process Management
3 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 6 (46.15%) Test Management
5 5 (38.46%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Line Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) iPad
8 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Law
9 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
9 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) Java

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) eCATT
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Lead
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Process Management
1 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) System Testing
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
Sheffield
Affecto
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