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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 121 157 210
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +53
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 137 102 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.37% 1.51% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 6.27% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 124 94 40
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,414 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
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
1314 1627 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.72% 24.14% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1306 1388
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +28 94 £35,000 -1.40% 7
North Yorkshire +32 31 £31,500 +14.54% 3
South Yorkshire +20 5 £40,000 -5.88%
East Yorkshire -2 5 £30,000 -9.09% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 230 (84.56%) ISEB
2 188 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (56.25%) SQL
4 115 (42.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 102 (37.50%) Selenium
5 102 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 96 (35.29%) Finance
7 88 (32.35%) Test Scripting
8 82 (30.15%) Test Automation
9 75 (27.57%) SDLC
10 69 (25.37%) .NET
11 68 (25.00%) Automation Testing
12 56 (20.59%) Test Strategy
12 56 (20.59%) BDD
13 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
13 55 (20.22%) QA
14 51 (18.75%) Functional Testing
15 49 (18.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 47 (17.28%) System Integration Testing
16 47 (17.28%) TDD
17 45 (16.54%) Non-Functional Testing
18 43 (15.81%) Scrum
18 43 (15.81%) SoapUI
19 40 (14.71%) Oracle
20 39 (14.34%) Java
20 39 (14.34%) Integration Testing
21 37 (13.60%) Test Management
21 37 (13.60%) Manual Testing
21 37 (13.60%) Retail
22 36 (13.24%) C#

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 11 (4.04%) Confluence
1 11 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.37%) MTS
Applications
1 31 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.10%) QlikView
5 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (37.50%) Selenium
2 43 (15.81%) SoapUI
3 33 (12.13%) JIRA
4 26 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.62%) Toad
7 16 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.78%) Bugzilla
9 12 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (4.41%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.68%) Hudson
10 10 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (3.31%) JMeter
12 8 (2.94%) HP UFT
13 6 (2.21%) Git (software)
13 6 (2.21%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.47%) NeoLoad
14 4 (1.47%) SilkTest
14 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (35.29%) Finance
2 37 (13.60%) Retail
3 7 (2.57%) Banking
4 6 (2.21%) Legal
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (63.24%) Analyst
1 172 (63.24%) Test Analyst
2 62 (22.79%) Tester
3 44 (16.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 37 (13.60%) Test Engineer
5 24 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 17 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 17 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 17 (6.25%) Software Analyst
6 17 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 16 (5.88%) Systems Tester
8 15 (5.51%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (5.51%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) QA Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) QA Engineer
9 13 (4.78%) QA Test Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (4.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) Systems Test Engineer
10 12 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.37%) .NET
2 23 (8.46%) SOAP
3 20 (7.35%) XML
4 13 (4.78%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.04%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.04%) WSDL
5 11 (4.04%) XSD
6 10 (3.68%) JMS
7 7 (2.57%) Web Services
8 6 (2.21%) HTML
9 4 (1.47%) JSON
10 3 (1.10%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.10%) J2EE
11 2 (0.74%) REST
12 1 (0.37%) CSS
12 1 (0.37%) DOM
12 1 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.57%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.10%) iPad
7 2 (0.74%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.88%) Unix
2 8 (2.94%) Android
3 7 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.47%) Linux
4 4 (1.47%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 88 (32.35%) Test Scripting
4 82 (30.15%) Test Automation
5 75 (27.57%) SDLC
6 68 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 56 (20.59%) BDD
7 56 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 51 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 49 (18.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 47 (17.28%) System Integration Testing
10 47 (17.28%) TDD
11 45 (16.54%) Non-Functional Testing
12 43 (15.81%) Scrum
13 39 (14.34%) Integration Testing
14 37 (13.60%) Manual Testing
14 37 (13.60%) Test Management
15 36 (13.24%) Performance Testing
16 35 (12.87%) System Testing
16 35 (12.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 153 (56.25%) SQL
2 39 (14.34%) Java
3 36 (13.24%) C#
4 15 (5.51%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.84%) VB
6 4 (1.47%) PHP
6 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.10%) Python
7 3 (1.10%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 230 (84.56%) ISEB
2 115 (42.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (20.22%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 21 (7.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (1.84%) HP
4 3 (1.10%) Twitter
5 2 (0.74%) Facebook
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