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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 130 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+55 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 131 83 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.19% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 5.21% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 122 80 51
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
1526 1593 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.33% 22.80% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1361 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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 +48 105 £35,000 +7.69% 12
North Yorkshire +21 11 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East Yorkshire +3 10 £33,000 +3.12% 1
South Yorkshire -2 4 £40,000 -1.23% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (84.00%) ISEB
2 123 (49.20%) SQL
3 121 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (46.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 100 (40.00%) Selenium
6 85 (34.00%) Software Testing
7 80 (32.00%) Test Scripting
8 75 (30.00%) Finance
9 72 (28.80%) QA
10 69 (27.60%) .NET
11 65 (26.00%) Test Automation
12 50 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 47 (18.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (18.00%) Test Management
14 45 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 45 (18.00%) Oracle
15 43 (17.20%) Java
15 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 43 (17.20%) SDLC
16 39 (15.60%) Test Strategy
17 38 (15.20%) Manual Testing
18 33 (13.20%) BDD
19 32 (12.80%) System Testing
19 32 (12.80%) C#
20 30 (12.00%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.00%) Performance Testing
21 29 (11.60%) HP Quality Center
21 29 (11.60%) JIRA
22 28 (11.20%) Scrum
23 26 (10.40%) Regression Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.60%) MS Office
3 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (4.00%) QlikView
4 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.80%) Redis
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 100 (40.00%) Selenium
2 29 (11.60%) JIRA
3 22 (8.80%) SoapUI
4 21 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.60%) JMeter
6 19 (7.60%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (7.20%) WebDriver
8 17 (6.80%) Oracle APEX
9 15 (6.00%) Visual Studio
10 13 (5.20%) HP UFT
11 10 (4.00%) LoadRunner
12 9 (3.60%) Firebug
13 8 (3.20%) Toad
14 6 (2.40%) SilkTest
15 5 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
16 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
16 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
16 4 (1.60%) NeoLoad
16 4 (1.60%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Legal
3 10 (4.00%) Banking
4 9 (3.60%) Retail
5 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (54.80%) Analyst
2 136 (54.40%) Test Analyst
3 53 (21.20%) Tester
4 36 (14.40%) Test Leader
5 32 (12.80%) Automation Analyst
5 32 (12.80%) Automation Test Analyst
5 32 (12.80%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 15 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (5.60%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.60%) QA Tester
8 14 (5.60%) Systems Tester
9 13 (5.20%) QA Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 13 (5.20%) Senior Tester
10 12 (4.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 11 (4.40%) Lead Test Analyst
11 11 (4.40%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.60%) .NET
2 17 (6.80%) SOAP
3 15 (6.00%) Web Services
4 14 (5.60%) HTML
4 14 (5.60%) XML
5 11 (4.40%) CSS
6 8 (3.20%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.80%) DOM
8 2 (0.80%) J2EE
8 2 (0.80%) REST
8 2 (0.80%) WSDL
9 1 (0.40%) HTML5
9 1 (0.40%) Java EE
9 1 (0.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.00%) IVR
4 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.60%) W3C
5 8 (3.20%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.80%) Informatics
7 2 (0.80%) iPad
7 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.80%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.40%) Java Card
8 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.80%) Unix
2 6 (2.40%) Linux
2 6 (2.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.00%) Software Testing
3 80 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 65 (26.00%) Test Automation
5 50 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 47 (18.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 45 (18.00%) Test Management
8 43 (17.20%) SDLC
9 39 (15.60%) Test Strategy
10 38 (15.20%) Manual Testing
11 33 (13.20%) BDD
12 32 (12.80%) System Testing
13 30 (12.00%) Performance Testing
14 28 (11.20%) Scrum
15 26 (10.40%) Functional Testing
15 26 (10.40%) Regression Testing
16 21 (8.40%) Automated Testing
17 19 (7.60%) TDD
18 18 (7.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.20%) SQL
2 43 (17.20%) Java
3 32 (12.80%) C#
4 21 (8.40%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.40%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.00%) Python
8 4 (1.60%) C
9 3 (1.20%) PHP
9 3 (1.20%) VBScript
10 2 (0.80%) Ruby
10 2 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (84.00%) ISEB
2 115 (46.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (6.80%) Degree
4 8 (3.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (28.80%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.80%) HL7
Systems Management
1 29 (11.60%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 45 (18.00%) Oracle
2 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.20%) HP
4 8 (3.20%) Capita
5 6 (2.40%) IBM
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco
6 2 (0.80%) Facebook
6 2 (0.80%) Twitter
6 2 (0.80%) Verint
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + free parking
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £33 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefit allowance
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
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York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Salary: £34,000 - £40,000 per year
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