The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the York region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 55 70
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York - 1.45% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.25% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 96 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 25.60% 23.13% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 102 75 85
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in York

ISTQB
Salary Trend in York

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in York

ISTQB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the York 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%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA