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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 161 217 151
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -66
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 92 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.41% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 1.71% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 86 16 57
Average salary £35,000 £42,832 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.28% +24.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,688 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.53% -
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
1667 1696 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.33% 23.93% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1359 1047
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +45 70 £35,000 -18.91% 7
East Yorkshire - 13 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire +6 6 £46,000 +35.29% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 186 (93.47%) ISEB
2 97 (48.74%) SQL
3 84 (42.21%) Software Testing
4 81 (40.70%) QA
5 78 (39.20%) Finance
6 76 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (30.65%) Test Scripting
8 56 (28.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 54 (27.14%) Test Strategy
10 53 (26.63%) Test Management
11 49 (24.62%) SDLC
12 47 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (22.61%) .NET
14 37 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (17.59%) HP Quality Center
16 31 (15.58%) Test Automation
17 29 (14.57%) Automated Testing
17 29 (14.57%) Selenium
17 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (14.07%) Manual Testing
18 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
19 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
19 27 (13.57%) Performance Testing
20 26 (13.07%) Regression Testing
21 25 (12.56%) Scrum
22 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
23 23 (11.56%) HP UFT
24 21 (10.55%) CSS
25 20 (10.05%) XML
25 20 (10.05%) HP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) MS Office
2 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) BASE24
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.01%) QlikView
5 4 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.51%) Big Data
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (14.57%) Selenium
3 23 (11.56%) HP UFT
4 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
5 14 (7.04%) JIRA
6 13 (6.53%) LoadRunner
7 8 (4.02%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (4.02%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.02%) JMeter
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.01%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.01%) Firebug
11 3 (1.51%) JUnit
11 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.51%) Toad
11 3 (1.51%) TestNG
12 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.01%) Rational Robot
12 2 (1.01%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.01%) OpenSTA
General
1 78 (39.20%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Marketing
3 8 (4.02%) Retail
4 7 (3.52%) Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (54.77%) Analyst
2 107 (53.77%) Test Analyst
3 64 (32.16%) Tester
4 38 (19.10%) Software Tester
5 31 (15.58%) Senior Analyst
5 31 (15.58%) Senior Test Analyst
6 25 (12.56%) Lead Test Analyst
7 21 (10.55%) Test Manager
8 17 (8.54%) Test Engineer
9 15 (7.54%) Systems Tester
10 14 (7.04%) Test Team Leader
10 14 (7.04%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.52%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.02%) QA Analyst
12 8 (4.02%) QA Tester
13 6 (3.02%) Systems Test Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.02%) Senior Software Tester
14 5 (2.51%) Software Test Analyst
14 5 (2.51%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.61%) .NET
2 21 (10.55%) CSS
3 20 (10.05%) XML
4 19 (9.55%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.52%) HTML
6 6 (3.02%) Web Services
7 5 (2.51%) SOAP
8 3 (1.51%) Spring
8 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.01%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.02%) IVR
4 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.01%) User Experience
5 3 (1.51%) EMV
6 2 (1.01%) W3C
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.54%) Windows
2 8 (4.02%) UNIX
3 4 (2.01%) Linux
4 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.21%) Software Testing
2 76 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (30.65%) Test Scripting
4 54 (27.14%) Test Strategy
5 53 (26.63%) Test Management
6 49 (24.62%) SDLC
7 47 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (15.58%) Test Automation
9 29 (14.57%) Automated Testing
10 28 (14.07%) Manual Testing
11 27 (13.57%) Performance Testing
12 26 (13.07%) Regression Testing
13 25 (12.56%) Scrum
14 20 (10.05%) Functional Testing
15 19 (9.55%) Integration Testing
16 17 (8.54%) System Testing
16 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
17 16 (8.04%) RAD
18 13 (6.53%) Project Management
19 12 (6.03%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.74%) SQL
2 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.04%) C#
4 14 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.03%) Java
6 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.01%) VBScript
8 3 (1.51%) VB
8 3 (1.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 186 (93.47%) ISEB
2 56 (28.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (8.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 11 (5.53%) Degree
5 8 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (40.70%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (17.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.05%) HP
3 19 (9.55%) Oracle
4 4 (2.01%) SAP
4 4 (2.01%) Cisco
4 4 (2.01%) Verint
5 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.51%) VMware
6 2 (1.01%) Telerik
6 2 (1.01%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Upto £35k + Bonus and Excellent Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago