The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 217 155 147
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 35 60 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 1.13% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 4.33% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 72
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1692 1385 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.88% 26.16% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1050 1085
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -52 31 £41,375 +18.21% 6
South Yorkshire -15 2 £34,000 +20.35% 1
North Yorkshire -17 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 78 (75.73%) ISEB
2 39 (37.86%) Selenium
3 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (33.01%) QA
5 32 (31.07%) Degree
6 29 (28.16%) Software Testing
7 26 (25.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
9 22 (21.36%) Test Scripting
9 22 (21.36%) Scrum
10 21 (20.39%) SQL
10 21 (20.39%) .NET
11 19 (18.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
13 17 (16.50%) Manual Testing
13 17 (16.50%) BDD
14 16 (15.53%) Computer Science
14 16 (15.53%) Java
14 16 (15.53%) Finance
15 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
15 15 (14.56%) JUnit
15 15 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (13.59%) XML
16 14 (13.59%) PRINCE2
17 13 (12.62%) Automated Testing
17 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (12.62%) System Testing
17 13 (12.62%) Agile Testing
18 12 (11.65%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) Selenium
2 15 (14.56%) JUnit
2 15 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.65%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.74%) Subversion
4 9 (8.74%) Capybara
5 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (6.80%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.85%) JIRA
8 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.91%) TestNG
9 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.97%) Toad
10 1 (0.97%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Tester
2 29 (28.16%) Analyst
3 26 (25.24%) Test Analyst
4 22 (21.36%) Test Manager
5 13 (12.62%) Test Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Test Leader
7 11 (10.68%) Software Tester
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Performance Tester
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) QA Manager
11 4 (3.88%) QA Test Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Manual Test Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Junior
12 3 (2.91%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Business Manager
12 3 (2.91%) Junior Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) .NET
2 14 (13.59%) XML
3 9 (8.74%) SOAP
4 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.83%) WinForms
5 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.91%) LAMP
8 2 (1.94%) WSDL
8 2 (1.94%) XSD
8 2 (1.94%) HTML
9 1 (0.97%) CSS
9 1 (0.97%) DOM
9 1 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) STB
3 6 (5.83%) NHS
3 6 (5.83%) DTV
4 1 (0.97%) IVR
4 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) UNIX
3 7 (6.80%) Android
4 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) Software Testing
3 26 (25.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
5 22 (21.36%) Test Scripting
5 22 (21.36%) Scrum
6 18 (17.48%) Performance Testing
7 17 (16.50%) Manual Testing
7 17 (16.50%) BDD
8 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (13.59%) PRINCE2
10 13 (12.62%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.62%) System Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Agile Testing
11 12 (11.65%) Test Management
11 12 (11.65%) TDD
11 12 (11.65%) Information Management
12 11 (10.68%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) Java
3 7 (6.80%) Python
3 7 (6.80%) C#
4 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) PHP
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VB
5 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.97%) C
5 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (75.73%) ISEB
2 32 (31.07%) Degree
3 19 (18.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (10.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.01%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) HL7
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) HP
3 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) Apple
4 1 (0.97%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago