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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 90 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.56% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 1.42% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
259 211 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.09% 19.36% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 221 189 189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,250 £50,000
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 23 January 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 - 6 £30,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Firebug
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) DOM
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
3 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) W3C
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) SaaS
7 1 (14.29%) MSTest
7 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
7 1 (14.29%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Firebug
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) DOM
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA