Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 238 242
Rank change year-on-year -40 +4 +71
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 33 99 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 4.02% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 90 121
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +6.62% +4.62%
10th Percentile £30,800 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £48,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 1776 2462 3140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.10% 22.27% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 2039 2471
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -29 29 £34,000 -9.33% 1
East Yorkshire -1 3 £37,500 +9.49% 1
North Yorkshire +12 1 £44,000 +39.68%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 23 (69.70%) ISTQB
2 21 (63.64%) QA
3 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
5 14 (42.42%) Black-Box Testing
6 13 (39.39%) Selenium
7 11 (33.33%) ISEB
8 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
8 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Selenium IDE
8 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) C#
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
12 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
12 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
13 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
13 2 (6.06%) SDLC
13 2 (6.06%) API Testing
13 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) WATIR
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Manual Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tester
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) WPF
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
2 14 (42.42%) Black-Box Testing
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
2 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) API Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Service Design
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) ISTQB
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Avature