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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 57 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.83% 0.22% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 1.37% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
107 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 22.15% 15.87% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 77
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 27 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) DOM
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Firebug
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) W3C

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Firebug
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA