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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 100 171 218
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +47
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 147 96 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.61% 1.42% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.25% 6.00% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 136 91 36
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,207 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1307 1601 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.17% 23.69% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1310 1385
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +38 106 £35,000 -10.25% 9
North Yorkshire +40 29 £32,000 +13.27% 2
East Yorkshire -9 6 £30,000 -42.85% 2
South Yorkshire +20 5 £41,250 -12.23%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 234 (83.27%) ISEB
2 196 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (58.72%) SQL
4 108 (38.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 107 (38.08%) Finance
6 102 (36.30%) Software Testing
7 99 (35.23%) Selenium
8 91 (32.38%) Test Scripting
9 87 (30.96%) Test Automation
10 73 (25.98%) SDLC
11 68 (24.20%) Automation Testing
12 67 (23.84%) .NET
13 58 (20.64%) Test Strategy
14 57 (20.28%) Functional Testing
14 57 (20.28%) BDD
14 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
15 56 (19.93%) QA
16 53 (18.86%) Non-Functional Testing
17 52 (18.51%) TDD
18 50 (17.79%) System Integration Testing
19 49 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 48 (17.08%) SoapUI
20 48 (17.08%) Scrum
21 47 (16.73%) Manual Testing
22 45 (16.01%) Integration Testing
23 42 (14.95%) Waterfall
23 42 (14.95%) Retail
24 40 (14.23%) System Testing
24 40 (14.23%) Test Management
25 39 (13.88%) Oracle

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 12 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (3.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.36%) MTS
Applications
1 33 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) HTTP
2 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.78%) QlikView
6 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (35.23%) Selenium
2 48 (17.08%) SoapUI
3 34 (12.10%) JIRA
4 33 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (7.12%) Cucumber
6 19 (6.76%) Toad
7 15 (5.34%) Bugzilla
7 15 (5.34%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (3.91%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (3.91%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.56%) Hudson
11 9 (3.20%) HP UFT
12 8 (2.85%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.49%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
15 4 (1.42%) JMeter
15 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
16 3 (1.07%) JUnit
16 3 (1.07%) WATIR
General
1 107 (38.08%) Finance
2 42 (14.95%) Retail
3 12 (4.27%) Legal
4 9 (3.20%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 171 (60.85%) Analyst
1 171 (60.85%) Test Analyst
2 63 (22.42%) Tester
3 47 (16.73%) Test Engineer
4 46 (16.37%) Automation Test Analyst
5 23 (8.19%) Test Leader
6 20 (7.12%) Systems Tester
7 17 (6.05%) QA Tester
8 16 (5.69%) QA Engineer
8 16 (5.69%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) QA Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) QA Test Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) QA Test Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Senior Test Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Software Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Systems Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Systems Test Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Systems Test Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.84%) .NET
2 23 (8.19%) SOAP
3 20 (7.12%) XML
4 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.27%) WSDL
5 12 (4.27%) XSD
6 10 (3.56%) JMS
7 9 (3.20%) Web Services
8 7 (2.49%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.78%) REST
10 4 (1.42%) HTML
10 4 (1.42%) JSON
11 3 (1.07%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.07%) J2EE
12 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.20%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.07%) iPad
7 2 (0.71%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.76%) Unix
2 10 (3.56%) Android
3 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.07%) Linux
4 3 (1.07%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (36.30%) Software Testing
3 91 (32.38%) Test Scripting
4 87 (30.96%) Test Automation
5 73 (25.98%) SDLC
6 68 (24.20%) Automation Testing
7 58 (20.64%) Test Strategy
8 57 (20.28%) BDD
8 57 (20.28%) Functional Testing
9 53 (18.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 52 (18.51%) TDD
11 50 (17.79%) System Integration Testing
12 49 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (17.08%) Scrum
14 47 (16.73%) Manual Testing
15 45 (16.01%) Integration Testing
16 42 (14.95%) Waterfall
17 40 (14.23%) System Testing
17 40 (14.23%) Test Management
18 37 (13.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (58.72%) SQL
2 36 (12.81%) C#
3 30 (10.68%) Java
4 16 (5.69%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.14%) VB
7 5 (1.78%) Ruby
8 4 (1.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.71%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 234 (83.27%) ISEB
2 108 (38.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (8.90%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.88%) Oracle
3 6 (2.14%) HP
4 3 (1.07%) Twitter
5 2 (0.71%) Facebook
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