The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 154 202 170
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -32
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 111 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.37% 3.68% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 100 48 58
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1743 1713 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.02% 22.90% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1402 1000
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,250
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Yorkshire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +30 72 £34,000 +2.25% 5
South Yorkshire +5 19 £31,250 -10.71%
East Yorkshire +6 10 £32,000 +33.33%
North Yorkshire +25 9 £27,500 -17.91% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 160 (89.39%) ISEB
2 88 (49.16%) SQL
3 82 (45.81%) Software Testing
4 76 (42.46%) Test Scripting
5 72 (40.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 69 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (36.87%) Finance
8 53 (29.61%) QA
8 53 (29.61%) Test Strategy
9 49 (27.37%) .NET
10 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
11 42 (23.46%) Selenium
12 40 (22.35%) Test Management
12 40 (22.35%) Manual Testing
13 38 (21.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (20.11%) Automated Testing
15 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
16 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.64%) Performance Testing
18 26 (14.53%) Regression Testing
18 26 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
19 22 (12.29%) Degree
20 21 (11.73%) .NET Framework
20 21 (11.73%) JIRA
21 20 (11.17%) Windows
21 20 (11.17%) QuickTest Pro
21 20 (11.17%) Functional Testing
22 19 (10.61%) SQL Server
22 19 (10.61%) UNIX

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.26%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS Project
3 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) VoIP
1 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (23.46%) Selenium
2 26 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (11.73%) JIRA
4 20 (11.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (5.59%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.47%) Firebug
6 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.35%) JUnit
8 5 (2.79%) Bugzilla
8 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.79%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.68%) Toad
9 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.12%) Rational Robot
10 2 (1.12%) MSTest
10 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.12%) OpenSTA
11 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 66 (36.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (53.63%) Analyst
1 96 (53.63%) Test Analyst
2 56 (31.28%) Tester
3 33 (18.44%) Software Tester
4 19 (10.61%) Test Manager
5 11 (6.15%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (5.03%) Systems Tester
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Team Leader
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (3.91%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Test Leader
8 7 (3.91%) Junior
8 7 (3.91%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Tester
9 6 (3.35%) Junior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Junior Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) QA Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.37%) .NET
2 21 (11.73%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.82%) CSS
3 14 (7.82%) HTML
4 13 (7.26%) XML
5 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.47%) DOM
7 6 (3.35%) Web Services
8 5 (2.79%) SOAP
9 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.38%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.23%) W3C
5 3 (1.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) EMV
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.17%) Windows
2 19 (10.61%) UNIX
3 3 (1.68%) Linux
3 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.81%) Software Testing
2 76 (42.46%) Test Scripting
3 69 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (29.61%) Test Strategy
5 40 (22.35%) Manual Testing
5 40 (22.35%) Test Management
6 38 (21.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (20.11%) Automated Testing
8 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
9 28 (15.64%) Performance Testing
10 26 (14.53%) Regression Testing
11 20 (11.17%) Functional Testing
12 19 (10.61%) User Stories
12 19 (10.61%) Scrum
13 18 (10.06%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.94%) System Testing
14 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (8.38%) Project Management
16 14 (7.82%) ITIL
17 11 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.16%) SQL
2 18 (10.06%) Java
3 17 (9.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.59%) C#
5 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.68%) VBScript
6 3 (1.68%) VB
6 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) C
8 1 (0.56%) XQuery
8 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 160 (89.39%) ISEB
2 72 (40.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (12.29%) Degree
4 9 (5.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (29.61%) QA
2 10 (5.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.70%) HP
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle
3 5 (2.79%) SAP
4 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.68%) VMware
4 3 (1.68%) Telerik
5 1 (0.56%) Avaya
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Provident Financial Management Services Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ERS Medical
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
Posted: 22 days ago