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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 114 144 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +77
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 120 112 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.26% 1.81% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.05% 7.79% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 106 94 55
Median salary £42,500 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
1194 1437 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.48% 23.26% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1101 1398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +49 109 £42,500 +21.42% 10
South Yorkshire +6 4 £30,000 -29.41%
North Yorkshire -8 4 £32,250 +17.27% 3
East Yorkshire -7 2 £31,500 +5.00%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 209 (82.94%) ISEB
2 208 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (48.81%) SQL
4 109 (43.25%) Selenium
5 86 (34.13%) Test Automation
6 80 (31.75%) Finance
7 79 (31.35%) Functional Testing
8 77 (30.56%) Software Testing
9 74 (29.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 68 (26.98%) Waterfall
10 68 (26.98%) TDD
11 60 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 60 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 58 (23.02%) Test Management
13 57 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (22.22%) QA
14 56 (22.22%) SoapUI
15 53 (21.03%) Mentoring
16 49 (19.44%) C#
16 49 (19.44%) Java
16 49 (19.44%) .NET
17 47 (18.65%) E-Commerce
18 42 (16.67%) Test Scripting
19 40 (15.87%) BDD
20 39 (15.48%) Test Strategy
20 39 (15.48%) Scrum
21 38 (15.08%) Automation Testing
21 38 (15.08%) Software Delivery
22 37 (14.68%) Web Testing
22 37 (14.68%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.40%) Apache
1 1 (0.40%) IIS
1 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 109 (43.25%) Selenium
2 60 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 56 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 27 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (9.92%) JMeter
6 12 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.37%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.57%) HP UFT
9 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.98%) JIRA
11 5 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.98%) WinRunner
12 4 (1.59%) Geb
12 4 (1.59%) JUnit
12 4 (1.59%) Spock
13 3 (1.19%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.79%) Ranorex
General
1 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 35 (13.89%) Legal
3 31 (12.30%) Retail
4 28 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Electronics
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (40.08%) Analyst
2 100 (39.68%) Test Analyst
3 78 (30.95%) Test Engineer
4 43 (17.06%) Tester
5 39 (15.48%) Senior Test Engineer
6 36 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 34 (13.49%) Test Automation Engineer
8 26 (10.32%) Web Engineer
9 24 (9.52%) Test Leader
10 21 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
11 19 (7.54%) Performance Tester
12 18 (7.14%) Lead Tester
12 18 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
12 18 (7.14%) Test Manager
13 16 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (6.35%) Technical Test Analyst
14 10 (3.97%) Agile Test Analyst
14 10 (3.97%) Manual Test Analyst
14 10 (3.97%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.44%) .NET
2 32 (12.70%) SOAP
3 22 (8.73%) Web Services
4 18 (7.14%) XML
5 10 (3.97%) REST
6 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.98%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.79%) Behat
8 2 (0.79%) HTML
9 1 (0.40%) CSS
9 1 (0.40%) WSDL
9 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.59%) e-Health
2 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
4 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) iPad
5 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.79%) Unix
1 2 (0.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) Android
2 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.13%) Test Automation
3 79 (31.35%) Functional Testing
4 77 (30.56%) Software Testing
5 68 (26.98%) TDD
5 68 (26.98%) Waterfall
6 60 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 58 (23.02%) Test Management
8 57 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (21.03%) Mentoring
10 47 (18.65%) E-Commerce
11 42 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 40 (15.87%) BDD
13 39 (15.48%) Scrum
13 39 (15.48%) Test Strategy
14 38 (15.08%) Automation Testing
14 38 (15.08%) Software Delivery
15 37 (14.68%) Manual Testing
15 37 (14.68%) Web Testing
16 36 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (48.81%) SQL
2 49 (19.44%) C#
2 49 (19.44%) Java
3 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.95%) Python
5 9 (3.57%) Ruby
6 8 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.98%) PHP
8 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (82.94%) ISEB
2 74 (29.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (7.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (6.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (13.10%) Oracle
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.56%) HP
4 5 (1.98%) Telerik
5 4 (1.59%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Flexi-time, 25 Hols, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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