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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 114 167 245
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +78
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 132 96 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.31% 1.42% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.18% 5.80% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 125 85 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,188
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,540 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,750 £50,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1297 1656 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.75% 24.58% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1380 1382
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,015
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +44 107 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East Yorkshire -11 10 £34,250 -31.50%
North Yorkshire - 9 £32,000 - 3
South Yorkshire +6 4 £42,500 -6.07%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 225 (84.59%) ISEB
2 197 (74.06%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (56.77%) SQL
4 105 (39.47%) Finance
5 87 (32.71%) Test Automation
6 85 (31.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 82 (30.83%) Software Testing
8 79 (29.70%) Test Scripting
9 68 (25.56%) Selenium
9 68 (25.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 67 (25.19%) Functional Testing
11 60 (22.56%) SDLC
12 54 (20.30%) Manual Testing
13 53 (19.92%) SoapUI
13 53 (19.92%) TDD
14 52 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 52 (19.55%) Waterfall
15 51 (19.17%) .NET
16 48 (18.05%) Retail
16 48 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 47 (17.67%) Test Strategy
18 43 (16.17%) QA
19 42 (15.79%) Performance Testing
19 42 (15.79%) Integration Testing
20 41 (15.41%) System Integration Testing
21 40 (15.04%) C#
22 38 (14.29%) Automation Testing
23 35 (13.16%) System Testing
24 34 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (12.78%) E-Commerce

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 12 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (6.77%) MS Office
2 16 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.88%) QlikView
6 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (25.56%) Selenium
2 53 (19.92%) SoapUI
3 29 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (9.40%) JIRA
5 24 (9.02%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.51%) Bugzilla
7 11 (4.14%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.14%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (4.14%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (3.76%) Hudson
9 9 (3.38%) Toad
10 8 (3.01%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.63%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.63%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.26%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.50%) Geb
13 4 (1.50%) Spock
14 3 (1.13%) FitNesse
14 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
14 3 (1.13%) WATIR
General
1 105 (39.47%) Finance
2 48 (18.05%) Retail
3 24 (9.02%) Legal
4 18 (6.77%) Banking
5 4 (1.50%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (54.51%) Analyst
1 145 (54.51%) Test Analyst
2 51 (19.17%) Tester
3 49 (18.42%) Test Engineer
4 37 (13.91%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (8.27%) Test Leader
6 21 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
7 20 (7.52%) Web Engineer
8 19 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (6.02%) Technical Test Analyst
10 15 (5.64%) Lead Tester
10 15 (5.64%) Test Manager
11 14 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
12 13 (4.89%) Systems Tester
13 12 (4.51%) Software Analyst
13 12 (4.51%) Software Test Analyst
14 11 (4.14%) QC Analyst
14 11 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (4.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.17%) .NET
2 31 (11.65%) SOAP
3 16 (6.02%) Web Services
3 16 (6.02%) XML
4 14 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.51%) WSDL
5 12 (4.51%) XSD
6 10 (3.76%) JMS
6 10 (3.76%) REST
7 7 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.13%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.38%) HTML
9 1 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.14%) Unix
2 7 (2.63%) Android
3 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (74.06%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.71%) Test Automation
3 82 (30.83%) Software Testing
4 79 (29.70%) Test Scripting
5 68 (25.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 67 (25.19%) Functional Testing
7 60 (22.56%) SDLC
8 54 (20.30%) Manual Testing
9 53 (19.92%) TDD
10 52 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (19.55%) Waterfall
11 48 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (17.67%) Test Strategy
13 42 (15.79%) Integration Testing
13 42 (15.79%) Performance Testing
14 41 (15.41%) System Integration Testing
15 38 (14.29%) Automation Testing
16 35 (13.16%) System Testing
17 34 (12.78%) E-Commerce
18 33 (12.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 151 (56.77%) SQL
2 40 (15.04%) C#
3 18 (6.77%) Java
4 11 (4.14%) VB.NET
5 10 (3.76%) Python
6 9 (3.38%) Ruby
7 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.26%) PHP
10 4 (1.50%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 225 (84.59%) ISEB
2 85 (31.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (10.90%) Degree
4 8 (3.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.17%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (10.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (11.28%) Oracle
2 27 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.38%) HP
4 4 (1.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) Telerik
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