The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 19 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 6.25% 5.60% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 14.58% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £32,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
East Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 42.97% 38.40% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 21
Average salary £32,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,950 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull +6 8 £32,000 +33.33%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
1 4 (33.33%) HP