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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 158 195 167
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 97 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.80% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 3.49% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 88 38 54
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £24,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
1879 1604 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.89% 22.97% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1291 897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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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 +19 58 £32,500 +8.33% 10
South Yorkshire -3 20 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North Yorkshire +19 10 £30,000 -10.44% 1
East Yorkshire +6 8 £32,000 +33.33% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 143 (88.27%) ISEB
2 76 (46.91%) SQL
3 74 (45.68%) Software Testing
4 69 (42.59%) Test Scripting
4 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (40.74%) Finance
6 63 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 51 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 48 (29.63%) .NET
8 48 (29.63%) Test Strategy
9 44 (27.16%) QA
10 40 (24.69%) Test Management
11 37 (22.84%) Manual Testing
12 35 (21.60%) Selenium
13 32 (19.75%) Automated Testing
13 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
14 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
16 24 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
16 24 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (13.58%) Performance Testing
18 21 (12.96%) Degree
19 20 (12.35%) JIRA
19 20 (12.35%) .NET Framework
19 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (11.73%) Functional Testing
20 19 (11.73%) User Stories
20 19 (11.73%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) MS Project
3 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) VoIP
1 1 (0.62%) FTP
1 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (21.60%) Selenium
2 24 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (12.35%) JIRA
4 17 (10.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.70%) JUnit
6 6 (3.70%) Firebug
6 6 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 5 (3.09%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.23%) OpenSTA
8 2 (1.23%) MSTest
8 2 (1.23%) Rational Robot
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.62%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.62%) Toad
9 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (40.74%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (52.47%) Analyst
1 85 (52.47%) Test Analyst
2 48 (29.63%) Tester
3 25 (15.43%) Software Tester
4 24 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 14 (8.64%) Test Leader
6 9 (5.56%) Systems Tester
7 8 (4.94%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.32%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Junior
9 6 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
9 6 (3.70%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Lead Test Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.09%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.63%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) .NET Framework
3 13 (8.02%) CSS
4 11 (6.79%) XML
5 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.56%) HTML
6 6 (3.70%) DOM
7 3 (1.85%) Web Services
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.23%) SOAP
9 1 (0.62%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.85%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.23%) EMV
5 2 (1.23%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
6 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.49%) UNIX
2 16 (9.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Android
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.68%) Software Testing
2 69 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.63%) Test Strategy
4 40 (24.69%) Test Management
5 37 (22.84%) Manual Testing
6 32 (19.75%) Automated Testing
6 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
7 28 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.58%) Performance Testing
10 19 (11.73%) Functional Testing
10 19 (11.73%) User Stories
10 19 (11.73%) Scrum
11 15 (9.26%) Project Management
11 15 (9.26%) System Testing
12 14 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.02%) ITIL
13 13 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (6.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.91%) SQL
2 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.02%) Java
4 11 (6.79%) C#
5 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.23%) C
7 2 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) XPath
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) VB
8 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 143 (88.27%) ISEB
2 63 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (12.96%) Degree
4 17 (10.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (4.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (27.16%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Firmware
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.17%) HP
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (2.47%) SAP
5 3 (1.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.62%) VMware
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.62%) Avaya
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