Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 249 230
Rank change year-on-year -47 -19 +75
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 14 86 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.81% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 4.10% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 70 120
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +0.78%
10th Percentile £30,525 £27,375 £25,650
90th Percentile £43,000 £53,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -9.09%

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 1,525 2,098 2,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.85% 19.65% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,249 1,669 2,343
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,700 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 -28 10 £32,500 -23.53% 3
East Yorkshire +14 3 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ISEB
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) JMeter
6 5 (35.71%) JIRA
6 5 (35.71%) QA
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
8 3 (21.43%) RAD
8 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
8 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) System Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Automotive

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) JMeter
3 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Protractor
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Management
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP