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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 227 161 158
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 29 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 4.39% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 63
Average salary £41,188 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1732 1345 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.61% 24.88% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1052 1052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -61 26 £42,500 +18.05% 5
South Yorkshire -14 3 £35,000 +20.68%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (74.07%) ISEB
2 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.80%) QA
4 28 (34.57%) Selenium
5 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
6 23 (28.40%) Degree
7 22 (27.16%) Test Strategy
8 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (24.69%) Scrum
9 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
9 19 (23.46%) SQL
10 18 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (18.52%) Performance Testing
13 14 (17.28%) Finance
14 13 (16.05%) Java
14 13 (16.05%) .NET
14 13 (16.05%) JUnit
14 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.05%) System Testing
14 13 (16.05%) BDD
15 12 (14.81%) Agile Testing
15 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
15 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.81%) Test Management
15 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
17 10 (12.35%) TDD
17 10 (12.35%) Information Management
17 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Selenium
2 13 (16.05%) JUnit
3 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.11%) Subversion
4 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (11.11%) Capybara
4 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.17%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.70%) TestNG
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.23%) MSTest
9 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.23%) Firebug
9 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Tester
2 21 (25.93%) Test Manager
3 17 (20.99%) Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Test Leader
6 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Performance Tester
10 5 (6.17%) QA Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) QA Test Manager
11 4 (4.94%) QA Manager
12 3 (3.70%) Junior
12 3 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
12 3 (3.70%) Senior Tester
12 3 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) XML
3 8 (9.88%) SOAP
4 6 (7.41%) WinForms
4 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (1.23%) HTML
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) DOM
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) STB
3 6 (7.41%) NHS
3 6 (7.41%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) UNIX
3 7 (8.64%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
3 22 (27.16%) Test Strategy
4 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (24.69%) Scrum
5 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
6 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.05%) System Testing
8 13 (16.05%) BDD
9 12 (14.81%) Agile Testing
9 12 (14.81%) Test Management
10 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
11 10 (12.35%) TDD
11 10 (12.35%) Information Management
11 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) C
5 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (74.07%) ISEB
2 23 (28.40%) Degree
3 18 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (35.80%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.23%) HP
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