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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 92 77
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.80% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £20,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 North Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
264 251 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 27.39% 24.16% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 245 226 180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Firebug
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) DOM
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) W3C
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
7 1 (11.11%) BASE24
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Firebug
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) DOM
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) W3C
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP