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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 59 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.20% 0.54% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 3.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
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
70 61 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 14.06% 16.44% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 89
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB