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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.50% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 0.85% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £20,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -31.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
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
286 234 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 28.66% 21.89% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 256 217 201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
York +10 3 £27,500 +34.14%
Skipton - 1 £27,500 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
5 7 (53.85%) Firebug
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) DOM
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
6 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
7 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Test Management
7 5 (38.46%) Bugzilla
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 3 (23.08%) UNIX
9 3 (23.08%) W3C
9 3 (23.08%) Java
10 2 (15.38%) C#
10 2 (15.38%) .NET
10 2 (15.38%) Oracle
10 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Firebug
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 5 (38.46%) Bugzilla
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) MSTest
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) DOM
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) EMV
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP