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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 215 171 177
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 40 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 3.62% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 49
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £44,100 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1684 1269 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.98% 23.72% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1017 1075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 -35 36 £40,000 +7.38% 6
South Yorkshire -17 4 £38,000 +31.03%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 69 (75.82%) ISEB
2 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) QA
4 29 (31.87%) Software Testing
5 27 (29.67%) Finance
5 27 (29.67%) Selenium
6 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
7 24 (26.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (26.37%) Test Strategy
8 22 (24.18%) Test Management
8 22 (24.18%) Degree
9 21 (23.08%) SQL
10 20 (21.98%) Regression Testing
11 19 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (17.58%) Scrum
14 15 (16.48%) System Testing
15 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
16 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
17 12 (13.19%) Manual Testing
17 12 (13.19%) .NET
18 11 (12.09%) Java
18 11 (12.09%) JUnit
18 11 (12.09%) Linux
18 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
18 11 (12.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 10 (10.99%) Line Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Selenium
2 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.09%) JUnit
4 9 (9.89%) Subversion
4 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.89%) Capybara
5 8 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.59%) JIRA
8 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.40%) TestNG
9 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.40%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.10%) MSTest
11 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.10%) Firebug
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 27 (29.67%) Tester
3 21 (23.08%) Analyst
4 19 (20.88%) Test Leader
5 18 (19.78%) Test Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Software Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) QA Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Functional Test Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Performance Tester
11 4 (4.40%) Test Team Leader
12 3 (3.30%) Junior
12 3 (3.30%) QA Manager
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Tester
12 3 (3.30%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) XML
2 9 (9.89%) SOAP
3 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.40%) WinForms
4 4 (4.40%) LAMP
4 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) DOM
6 1 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.59%) STB
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) NHS
3 4 (4.40%) DTV
4 2 (2.20%) Firmware
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Android
5 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Software Testing
3 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
4 24 (26.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (26.37%) Test Strategy
5 22 (24.18%) Test Management
6 20 (21.98%) Regression Testing
7 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.58%) Scrum
9 15 (16.48%) System Testing
10 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 12 (13.19%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Line Management
13 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.99%) Agile Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.99%) BDD
13 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.20%) C
7 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (75.82%) ISEB
2 22 (24.18%) Degree
3 19 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.97%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.20%) HP
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