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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 179 177 175
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 74 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 4.71% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 52 55
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
1563 1445 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.59% 21.99% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1134 994
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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 +4 57 £32,500 +8.33% 13
South Yorkshire -10 7 £41,000 -13.68% 1
North Yorkshire +19 6 £30,000 +1.69%
East Yorkshire -3 4 £35,000 +45.83% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 102 (83.61%) ISEB
2 58 (47.54%) SQL
3 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (42.62%) Software Testing
4 52 (42.62%) Test Scripting
4 52 (42.62%) Finance
5 51 (41.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 46 (37.70%) Microsoft
7 41 (33.61%) .NET
7 41 (33.61%) Test Management
8 39 (31.97%) Test Strategy
9 29 (23.77%) QA
10 28 (22.95%) Selenium
10 28 (22.95%) Manual Testing
11 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
12 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
13 23 (18.85%) Automated Testing
14 22 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (15.57%) Scrum
15 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
16 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
16 18 (14.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (13.93%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (13.93%) JIRA
18 16 (13.11%) Degree
19 15 (12.30%) System Testing
19 15 (12.30%) User Stories
20 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 14 (11.48%) Project Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Project
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) VoIP
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Selenium
2 22 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.93%) JIRA
4 11 (9.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (7.38%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.74%) JUnit
7 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.92%) Firebug
8 5 (4.10%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.10%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.46%) MSTest
10 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.82%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.82%) TestNG
11 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (42.62%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Analyst
1 57 (46.72%) Test Analyst
2 33 (27.05%) Tester
3 21 (17.21%) Test Manager
4 18 (14.75%) Test Leader
5 12 (9.84%) Software Tester
6 9 (7.38%) Systems Tester
7 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Senior Tester
8 6 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.92%) Junior
9 5 (4.10%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Junior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (3.28%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.61%) .NET
2 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.66%) CSS
4 10 (8.20%) XML
5 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.56%) HTML
7 6 (4.92%) DOM
8 2 (1.64%) SOAP
8 2 (1.64%) Web Services
8 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.82%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.64%) W3C
5 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.82%) IVR
5 1 (0.82%) Open Source
5 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) UNIX
2 6 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Android
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) Software Testing
2 52 (42.62%) Test Scripting
3 41 (33.61%) Test Management
4 39 (31.97%) Test Strategy
5 28 (22.95%) Manual Testing
6 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
7 23 (18.85%) Automated Testing
8 22 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (15.57%) Scrum
10 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
11 15 (12.30%) System Testing
11 15 (12.30%) User Stories
12 14 (11.48%) Project Management
12 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.66%) Performance Testing
13 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
14 11 (9.02%) Line Management
14 11 (9.02%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.20%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.02%) C#
3 11 (9.02%) Java
4 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.46%) C
7 2 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) XQuery
8 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (83.61%) ISEB
2 51 (41.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (14.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (13.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.77%) QA
2 10 (8.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.64%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) HP
3 1 (0.82%) Avaya
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 holiday, BUPA, Life Assurance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Wakefield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago