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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 136 159 207
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 128 105 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.04% 1.46% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.86% 6.34% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 116 95 53
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1444 1657 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.96% 23.01% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1300 1398
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,210 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 April 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 28 April 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
(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 +30 90 £35,000 - 10
North Yorkshire +24 27 £30,000 +9.09% 4
South Yorkshire +5 7 £40,000 +39.13%
East Yorkshire -7 3 £30,000 -6.25% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 216 (86.06%) ISEB
2 166 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (54.18%) SQL
4 115 (45.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 101 (40.24%) Selenium
6 88 (35.06%) Software Testing
7 86 (34.26%) Test Scripting
8 78 (31.08%) Finance
9 68 (27.09%) .NET
9 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
10 67 (26.69%) SDLC
11 64 (25.50%) Automation Testing
12 59 (23.51%) QA
13 56 (22.31%) Microsoft
14 52 (20.72%) BDD
15 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
16 43 (17.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 42 (16.73%) Scrum
18 41 (16.33%) Java
18 41 (16.33%) SoapUI
19 40 (15.94%) Oracle
19 40 (15.94%) TDD
20 39 (15.54%) Functional Testing
21 38 (15.14%) System Integration Testing
21 38 (15.14%) Manual Testing
22 35 (13.94%) Non-Functional Testing
22 35 (13.94%) MS Excel
23 34 (13.55%) Test Management
24 33 (13.15%) Performance Testing
25 32 (12.75%) C#

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (3.59%) Confluence
1 9 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 35 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.17%) MS Office
3 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) HTTP
2 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 101 (40.24%) Selenium
2 41 (16.33%) SoapUI
3 30 (11.95%) JIRA
4 24 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (7.97%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.17%) Toad
7 14 (5.58%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.58%) JMeter
7 14 (5.58%) WebDriver
8 11 (4.38%) Bugzilla
9 10 (3.98%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (3.19%) Hudson
10 8 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (2.79%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.79%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.39%) SilkTest
13 4 (1.59%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.59%) NeoLoad
13 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 78 (31.08%) Finance
2 28 (11.16%) Retail
3 5 (1.99%) Legal
4 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (66.93%) Analyst
1 168 (66.93%) Test Analyst
2 65 (25.90%) Tester
3 42 (16.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 27 (10.76%) Test Engineer
5 20 (7.97%) QA Tester
5 20 (7.97%) Test Leader
6 19 (7.57%) Automation Tester
6 19 (7.57%) Software Analyst
6 19 (7.57%) Software Test Analyst
7 18 (7.17%) Systems Tester
8 16 (6.37%) QA Analyst
8 16 (6.37%) QA Engineer
8 16 (6.37%) QA Test Analyst
8 16 (6.37%) QA Test Engineer
8 16 (6.37%) Systems Test Engineer
9 13 (5.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 13 (5.18%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (4.38%) Software Tester
11 9 (3.59%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.09%) .NET
2 23 (9.16%) SOAP
3 19 (7.57%) XML
4 11 (4.38%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.98%) Web Services
5 10 (3.98%) WSDL
6 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.19%) JMS
6 8 (3.19%) XSD
7 7 (2.79%) HTML
8 6 (2.39%) JSON
9 3 (1.20%) J2EE
10 2 (0.80%) CSS
10 2 (0.80%) REST
11 1 (0.40%) DOM
11 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.39%) IVR
5 6 (2.39%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) iPad
7 2 (0.80%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.80%) W3C
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.58%) Unix
2 6 (2.39%) Windows
3 5 (1.99%) Android
3 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (35.06%) Software Testing
3 86 (34.26%) Test Scripting
4 68 (27.09%) Test Automation
5 67 (26.69%) SDLC
6 64 (25.50%) Automation Testing
7 52 (20.72%) BDD
8 48 (19.12%) Test Strategy
9 43 (17.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (16.73%) Scrum
11 40 (15.94%) TDD
12 39 (15.54%) Functional Testing
13 38 (15.14%) Manual Testing
13 38 (15.14%) System Integration Testing
14 35 (13.94%) Non-Functional Testing
15 34 (13.55%) Test Management
16 33 (13.15%) Performance Testing
17 32 (12.75%) Regression Testing
18 28 (11.16%) Integration Testing
19 26 (10.36%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (54.18%) SQL
2 41 (16.33%) Java
3 32 (12.75%) C#
4 13 (5.18%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.99%) Python
7 4 (1.59%) PHP
7 4 (1.59%) VB
8 2 (0.80%) C
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 216 (86.06%) ISEB
2 115 (45.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (8.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (23.51%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 27 (10.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 56 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.94%) Oracle
3 12 (4.78%) HP
4 6 (2.39%) Capita
5 3 (1.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.20%) Twitter
6 2 (0.80%) Facebook
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