Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 233 235 271
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 13 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 2.58% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 26
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,375
90th Percentile £36,923 £52,500 £41,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 887 1,318 1,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.61% 18.14% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 681 1,037 1,394
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +5 11 £32,500 -1.52% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) User Experience
3 10 (76.92%) User Stories
3 10 (76.92%) QA
4 9 (69.23%) Load Testing
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Legal
4 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (69.23%) SDLC
4 9 (69.23%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Development Roadmap
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) Confluence
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Tester
2 9 (69.23%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) User Stories
4 9 (69.23%) API Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Load Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Development Roadmap
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft