Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 196 223
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 -25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 10 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 3.86% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 24
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -23.53%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,250 £29,225
90th Percentile £33,750 £52,500 £38,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -16.67%

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 492 778 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.24% 16.27% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 386 653 1,036
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,188 £24,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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
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 19 January 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 +1 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Batley -3 1 £27,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (90.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (90.00%) Load Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) API Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) Legal
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (90.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) QA Tester
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) API Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Load Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft