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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 5.71% 4.48% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 12.24% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
72 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 41.14% 36.57% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 27
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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 -5 8 £33,750 +5.46%
Hessle - 2 £33,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) QA
4 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
5 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Retail
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Legal
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Testing
9 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (16.67%) Selenium
10 3 (16.67%) PHP
11 2 (11.11%) IVR
11 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 2 (11.11%) WSDL
11 2 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
11 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Cisco
11 2 (11.11%) Project Management
11 2 (11.11%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) JavaScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior UAT Tester
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) WSDL
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Testing
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Line Management
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Verint