Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 102 104
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.98% 0.36% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.70% 1.58% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 14
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49% +17.11%
10th Percentile £19,750 £38,750 £41,850
90th Percentile £61,000 £46,250 £48,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% -6.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 188 317 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.95% 22.87% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 153 251 303
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £20,950 £26,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +28 22 £40,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 11 (50.00%) ISEB
4 11 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Test Management
6 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) Process Management
8 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 4 (18.18%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Capita
10 2 (9.09%) Google
10 2 (9.09%) C#
10 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) eCATT
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Test Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Software Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Lead
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
6 1 (4.55%) Finance Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
4 7 (31.82%) Test Management
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Process Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) SAP