Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 204 197
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 +76
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 11 66 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.92% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 4.65% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 57 88
West Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £30,525 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £43,000 £53,300 £52,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.45% +6.15% -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,019 1,418 1,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.44% 19.81% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,142 1,580
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,425 £25,000 £23,725
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Leeds -31 9 £34,000 -20.00% 3
ISTQB Foundation Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) RAD
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) System Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Web Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 1 (9.09%) User Stories
8 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 1 (9.09%) Protractor
8 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Protractor
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) RAD
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft