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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 103 126 172
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +46
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 134 134 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.55% 2.10% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.36% 8.84% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 114 123 86
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
1084 1516 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.62% 23.73% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1191 1344
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +28 113 £42,500 +21.42% 13
South Yorkshire +18 10 £37,500 -6.25%
North Yorkshire -2 10 £27,500 -17.91% 4
East Yorkshire -8 1 £31,500 -16.00%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 215 (84.65%) ISEB
2 210 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (46.06%) Selenium
4 114 (44.88%) SQL
5 99 (38.98%) Test Automation
6 92 (36.22%) Software Testing
7 90 (35.43%) Functional Testing
8 86 (33.86%) TDD
9 83 (32.68%) Waterfall
10 80 (31.50%) Finance
11 79 (31.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 72 (28.35%) Cucumber
13 67 (26.38%) QA
14 66 (25.98%) SoapUI
15 63 (24.80%) Java
16 62 (24.41%) BDD
16 62 (24.41%) Mentoring
17 61 (24.02%) Test Management
18 53 (20.87%) Scrum
19 52 (20.47%) Non-Functional Testing
20 49 (19.29%) C#
21 48 (18.90%) .NET
22 47 (18.50%) SOAP
23 44 (17.32%) Regression Testing
23 44 (17.32%) Test Strategy
24 43 (16.93%) Test Scripting
24 43 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
24 43 (16.93%) E-Commerce
25 42 (16.54%) JMeter
26 41 (16.14%) Web Testing

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 2 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.39%) Apache
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.35%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 117 (46.06%) Selenium
2 72 (28.35%) Cucumber
3 66 (25.98%) SoapUI
4 42 (16.54%) JMeter
5 35 (13.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.12%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.94%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.76%) JIRA
9 7 (2.76%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.36%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.97%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.57%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.57%) JUnit
12 4 (1.57%) MSTest
12 4 (1.57%) Ranorex
12 4 (1.57%) WinRunner
13 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.18%) tSQLt
14 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (31.50%) Finance
2 33 (12.99%) Banking
3 31 (12.20%) Legal
4 28 (11.02%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (36.22%) Test Engineer
2 77 (30.31%) Analyst
3 76 (29.92%) Test Analyst
4 66 (25.98%) Senior Test Engineer
5 40 (15.75%) Tester
6 32 (12.60%) Test Automation Engineer
7 27 (10.63%) Web Engineer
8 25 (9.84%) Test Manager
9 24 (9.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 23 (9.06%) Test Leader
11 18 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (7.09%) Senior Test Analyst
12 15 (5.91%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (5.91%) Senior Web Engineer
13 12 (4.72%) Performance Tester
14 11 (4.33%) Automation Tester
15 10 (3.94%) Automation Test Lead
15 10 (3.94%) Lead Tester
16 9 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
16 9 (3.54%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.90%) .NET
2 47 (18.50%) SOAP
3 31 (12.20%) XML
4 19 (7.48%) Web Services
5 12 (4.72%) HTML
6 7 (2.76%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.36%) REST
8 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.57%) WSDL
8 4 (1.57%) XSD
9 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.18%) Behat
10 2 (0.79%) CSS
11 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.57%) e-Health
2 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
4 2 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.18%) Windows
2 1 (0.39%) Linux
2 1 (0.39%) Unix
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.98%) Test Automation
3 92 (36.22%) Software Testing
4 90 (35.43%) Functional Testing
5 86 (33.86%) TDD
6 83 (32.68%) Waterfall
7 62 (24.41%) BDD
7 62 (24.41%) Mentoring
8 61 (24.02%) Test Management
9 53 (20.87%) Scrum
10 52 (20.47%) Non-Functional Testing
11 44 (17.32%) Regression Testing
11 44 (17.32%) Test Strategy
12 43 (16.93%) E-Commerce
12 43 (16.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (16.93%) Test Scripting
13 41 (16.14%) Defect Tracking
13 41 (16.14%) Process Improvement
13 41 (16.14%) Software Delivery
13 41 (16.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (44.88%) SQL
2 63 (24.80%) Java
3 49 (19.29%) C#
4 29 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.72%) Python
6 7 (2.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.18%) Ruby
7 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.39%) Go
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 215 (84.65%) ISEB
2 79 (31.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (9.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (3.15%) Degree
5 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.38%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) SDET
Systems Management
1 24 (9.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Oracle
2 19 (7.48%) HP
2 19 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.15%) Telerik
4 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,500 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago