Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 198 238
Rank change year-on-year +54 +40 -31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 8 15 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 2.07% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 9
Median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% -23.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,606 £29,950
90th Percentile £43,768 £57,500 £42,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% -0.74%

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 341 725 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.16% 15.92% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 250 614 849
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,188 £21,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +45 8 £32,500 -18.75%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Protractor
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft