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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 116 134 200
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +66
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 110 118 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 1.95% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 8.02% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 69
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1144 1471 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.14% 24.35% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1130 1356
Median salary £39,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +29 95 £42,500 +25.00% 17
North Yorkshire -4 8 £27,000 -1.81%
South Yorkshire +8 6 £35,000 -12.50%
East Yorkshire -7 1 £31,500 -4.54%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 202 (86.32%) ISEB
2 193 (82.48%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (45.30%) SQL
4 105 (44.87%) Selenium
5 85 (36.32%) Test Automation
6 80 (34.19%) Functional Testing
7 77 (32.91%) TDD
7 77 (32.91%) Software Testing
8 76 (32.48%) Finance
9 73 (31.20%) Waterfall
10 69 (29.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 67 (28.63%) Cucumber
12 59 (25.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 56 (23.93%) SoapUI
14 55 (23.50%) Mentoring
15 53 (22.65%) QA
16 52 (22.22%) Test Management
17 51 (21.79%) Java
18 50 (21.37%) BDD
19 46 (19.66%) .NET
19 46 (19.66%) E-Commerce
20 44 (18.80%) C#
20 44 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
21 39 (16.67%) Test Strategy
21 39 (16.67%) Test Scripting
21 39 (16.67%) Automation Testing
22 38 (16.24%) SOAP
23 37 (15.81%) Web Testing
24 36 (15.38%) Performance Testing
24 36 (15.38%) Regression 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 2 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Apache
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (44.87%) Selenium
2 67 (28.63%) Cucumber
3 56 (23.93%) SoapUI
4 36 (15.38%) JMeter
5 27 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.41%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.99%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.56%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.14%) JIRA
10 5 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.14%) WinRunner
11 4 (1.71%) JUnit
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.85%) TestRail
14 1 (0.43%) Calabash
14 1 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.43%) YouTrack
General
1 76 (32.48%) Finance
2 32 (13.68%) Legal
3 31 (13.25%) Banking
4 29 (12.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (35.90%) Analyst
2 83 (35.47%) Test Analyst
3 79 (33.76%) Test Engineer
4 52 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
5 35 (14.96%) Test Automation Engineer
5 35 (14.96%) Tester
6 29 (12.39%) Automation Test Analyst
7 27 (11.54%) Web Engineer
8 22 (9.40%) Test Leader
9 19 (8.12%) Test Manager
10 17 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (7.26%) Senior Test Analyst
11 16 (6.84%) Performance Tester
12 15 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (6.41%) Technical Test Analyst
13 14 (5.98%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (5.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 11 (4.70%) Lead Tester
15 11 (4.70%) Manual Test Analyst
16 10 (4.27%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.66%) .NET
2 38 (16.24%) SOAP
3 25 (10.68%) XML
4 17 (7.26%) Web Services
5 8 (3.42%) HTML
6 7 (2.99%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.56%) REST
8 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.85%) Behat
10 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.43%) CSS
10 1 (0.43%) WSDL
10 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.71%) e-Health
2 4 (1.71%) Virtual Team
3 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (0.85%) iPad
3 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (82.48%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.32%) Test Automation
3 80 (34.19%) Functional Testing
4 77 (32.91%) Software Testing
4 77 (32.91%) TDD
5 73 (31.20%) Waterfall
6 59 (25.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 55 (23.50%) Mentoring
8 52 (22.22%) Test Management
9 50 (21.37%) BDD
10 46 (19.66%) E-Commerce
11 44 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 39 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 39 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 37 (15.81%) Web Testing
14 36 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 36 (15.38%) Regression Testing
15 35 (14.96%) Scrum
15 35 (14.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.30%) SQL
2 51 (21.79%) Java
3 44 (18.80%) C#
4 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.13%) Python
6 5 (2.14%) Ruby
6 5 (2.14%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (86.32%) ISEB
2 69 (29.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (8.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (4.27%) Degree
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (14.53%) Oracle
2 15 (6.41%) HP
2 15 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.14%) Telerik
4 1 (0.43%) SAP
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