Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +55
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.65% 1.45% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £26,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.08% - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +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 Wakefield with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 69 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 28.51% 24.64% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 43
Wakefield median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,125 £58,000 £44,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Wakefield

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA