Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 288 302
Rank change year-on-year +110 +14 -49
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 13 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 7
Median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% -2.99%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,330 £30,450
90th Percentile £48,000 £56,000 £44,000
England median annual salary £40,400 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year -4.94% +8.28% +4.67%

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 499 2,004 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.55% 26.36% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 375 1,446 1,206
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,200 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 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
West Yorkshire +70 5 £32,500 -18.75%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft