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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 50 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.80% 0.55% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 2.24% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
96 134 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 25.46% 24.54% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 79 123 88
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Firebug
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) DOM
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
5 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Test Management
6 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
7 3 (33.33%) W3C
7 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (22.22%) SaaS
8 2 (22.22%) C#
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle
8 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (22.22%) UNIX
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Firebug
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) DOM
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle