Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 148 183
Rank change year-on-year +20 +35 -48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 60 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.35% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 8.81% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 55
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £43,750 £53,250 £54,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.39% +12.86% -12.50%

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 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 261 681 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.53% 15.33% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 190 563 804
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 August 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 +46 11 £35,000 -2.78%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Ranorex
4 7 (63.64%) Trello
4 7 (63.64%) Confluence
4 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
5 6 (54.55%) QA
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
7 4 (36.36%) Fintech
7 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
7 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Release Management
7 4 (36.36%) Retail
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (27.27%) SDLC
9 2 (18.18%) API Testing
9 2 (18.18%) User Experience
9 2 (18.18%) User Stories
9 2 (18.18%) Legal
9 2 (18.18%) Scrum

ISTQB
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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Trello
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Ranorex
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
5 4 (36.36%) Fintech
5 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) API Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft