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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.75% 0.35% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 1.60% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +30.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
119 125 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 29.75% 21.78% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 108 97
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Firebug
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) DOM
4 5 (62.50%) Bugzilla
4 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Management
5 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) W3C
7 2 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (25.00%) SaaS
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (12.50%) MSTest
8 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (12.50%) .NET
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Firebug
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Bugzilla
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) MSTest
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) DOM
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago