The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 43 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.01% 0.56% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.25% 2.00% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Median salary £32,000 £28,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.27% +37.80%
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
ISTQB
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Qualifications Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 100 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 32.87% 28.09% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 98 92 125
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the York region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 25 (75.76%) ISEB
4 17 (51.52%) TDD
5 15 (45.45%) JIRA
6 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Bugzilla
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) Unix
8 10 (30.30%) BDD
9 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (27.27%) Degree
9 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (27.27%) SDLC
9 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
10 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
10 8 (24.24%) Smartphone
10 8 (24.24%) Toad
10 8 (24.24%) Android
10 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
10 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
11 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
11 7 (21.21%) Resilience Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JIRA
2 11 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 8 (24.24%) Toad
4 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
5 6 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
1 23 (69.70%) Test Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Tester
4 9 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) SOAP
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (24.24%) Smartphone
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Unix
2 8 (24.24%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 13 (39.39%) Automation Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 10 (30.30%) BDD
6 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 9 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) SDLC
6 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Kanban
8 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Resilience Testing
8 7 (21.21%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (21.21%) System Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Management
8 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft