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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 47 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.91% 1.42% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 5.08% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
101 118 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 27.60% 27.90% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 95 91 90
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) ISEB
2 16 (84.21%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) JIRA
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
5 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
6 10 (52.63%) C#
7 9 (47.37%) HTML
7 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) W3C
7 9 (47.37%) Firebug
7 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
8 7 (36.84%) Java
9 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) SOA
10 4 (21.05%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
12 2 (10.53%) BDD
12 2 (10.53%) MSTest
12 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (10.53%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) Firebug
3 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Capybara
5 2 (10.53%) MSTest
6 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) Toad
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Web Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Web Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) DOM
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) W3C
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Security Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.26%) Kanban
9 1 (5.26%) System Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
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