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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 19 August 2022 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
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 271 255 171
Rank change year-on-year -16 -84 +125
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 10 4 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.065% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
10th Percentile - £34,125 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,688 £28,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
75th Percentile £50,000 £43,438 £45,625
90th Percentile £56,500 £47,375 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,484 1,112 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.35% 17.94% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 749 856 382
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,050
25th Percentile £35,960 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £59,688
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -24 5 £55,000 +46.67%
North Yorkshire - 4 £33,750 - 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (60.00%) C#
5 6 (60.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Test Management
5 6 (60.00%) Selenium
5 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (40.00%) AWS
7 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
7 4 (40.00%) C++
7 4 (40.00%) Java
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (40.00%) Law
7 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
7 4 (40.00%) API Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Postman
7 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (40.00%) Tricentis qTest
8 3 (30.00%) Accessibility
8 3 (30.00%) REST Assured

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (10.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Postman
3 4 (40.00%) Ranorex
3 4 (40.00%) Tricentis qTest
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) REST Assured
4 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) TestNG
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Law
2 3 (30.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Agile
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) API Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) System Testing
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) CI/CD
7 2 (20.00%) Data Pipeline
8 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (30.00%) Accessibility
2 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP