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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 115 150 228
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +78
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 127 113 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.25% 1.68% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.18% 6.86% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 115 88 26
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,300 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +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
1247 1648 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.11% 24.47% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1310 1323
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +34 103 £38,000 +8.57% 7
East Yorkshire -8 12 £34,250 -8.66%
North Yorkshire +16 6 £33,500 +15.51% 2
South Yorkshire 0 4 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 224 (82.96%) ISEB
2 200 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (54.07%) SQL
4 105 (38.89%) Finance
5 93 (34.44%) Test Automation
6 85 (31.48%) Software Testing
7 84 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 78 (28.89%) Selenium
8 78 (28.89%) Test Scripting
9 75 (27.78%) Functional Testing
10 70 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
11 59 (21.85%) SoapUI
12 58 (21.48%) Waterfall
13 57 (21.11%) TDD
14 56 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (19.63%) SDLC
16 51 (18.89%) Manual Testing
17 47 (17.41%) QA
18 46 (17.04%) .NET
19 45 (16.67%) C#
19 45 (16.67%) Retail
19 45 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 43 (15.93%) Test Strategy
21 41 (15.19%) Performance Testing
22 39 (14.44%) Integration Testing
22 39 (14.44%) E-Commerce
23 37 (13.70%) Test Management
23 37 (13.70%) System Integration Testing
24 35 (12.96%) System Testing
24 35 (12.96%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) MS Office
2 10 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.85%) QlikView
7 4 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 78 (28.89%) Selenium
2 59 (21.85%) SoapUI
3 35 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 30 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (8.15%) JIRA
6 11 (4.07%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.33%) Bugzilla
8 9 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 9 (3.33%) Hudson
9 8 (2.96%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.22%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.22%) Toad
12 5 (1.85%) JMeter
13 4 (1.48%) Geb
13 4 (1.48%) Spock
14 3 (1.11%) FitNesse
14 3 (1.11%) WATIR
General
1 105 (38.89%) Finance
2 45 (16.67%) Retail
3 29 (10.74%) Legal
4 22 (8.15%) Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (50.37%) Analyst
2 135 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 55 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 51 (18.89%) Tester
5 39 (14.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 25 (9.26%) Test Leader
7 24 (8.89%) Web Engineer
8 23 (8.52%) Test Automation Engineer
9 20 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
10 19 (7.04%) Senior Test Engineer
11 18 (6.67%) Lead Tester
12 16 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (5.93%) Senior Test Analyst
13 15 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
14 14 (5.19%) Performance Tester
14 14 (5.19%) Test Manager
15 12 (4.44%) Software Analyst
15 12 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
16 11 (4.07%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.04%) .NET
2 33 (12.22%) SOAP
3 19 (7.04%) Web Services
4 18 (6.67%) XML
5 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.44%) REST
7 11 (4.07%) WSDL
7 11 (4.07%) XSD
8 9 (3.33%) JMS
9 7 (2.59%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) Behat
11 1 (0.37%) CSS
11 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.74%) e-Health
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.33%) Unix
2 6 (2.22%) Android
3 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (34.44%) Test Automation
3 85 (31.48%) Software Testing
4 78 (28.89%) Test Scripting
5 75 (27.78%) Functional Testing
6 70 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
7 58 (21.48%) Waterfall
8 57 (21.11%) TDD
9 56 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (19.63%) SDLC
11 51 (18.89%) Manual Testing
12 45 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (15.93%) Test Strategy
14 41 (15.19%) Performance Testing
15 39 (14.44%) E-Commerce
15 39 (14.44%) Integration Testing
16 37 (13.70%) System Integration Testing
16 37 (13.70%) Test Management
17 35 (12.96%) System Testing
18 33 (12.22%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (54.07%) SQL
2 45 (16.67%) C#
3 24 (8.89%) Java
4 13 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.44%) Python
6 11 (4.07%) Ruby
6 11 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.22%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 224 (82.96%) ISEB
2 84 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (10.37%) Degree
4 12 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.41%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (12.22%) Oracle
2 22 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.44%) HP
4 4 (1.48%) SAP
5 2 (0.74%) Telerik
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits inc. Flexi-Time
Posted: 11 days ago