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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 75 95
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.67% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.05% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £43,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +93.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
246 164 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.10% 22.13% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 214 125 214
Average salary £39,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA