The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 219 146 152
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 30 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 1.11% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 4.26% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 55 71
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1636 1384 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.65% 26.11% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1035 1068
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -55 28 £40,000 +15.94% 9
North Yorkshire -21 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 75 (75.00%) ISEB
2 36 (36.00%) Selenium
3 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (33.00%) Degree
5 31 (31.00%) QA
6 30 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (22.00%) SQL
8 22 (22.00%) .NET
9 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
9 21 (21.00%) Test Strategy
10 19 (19.00%) Scrum
10 19 (19.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (18.00%) Manual Testing
11 18 (18.00%) Performance Testing
12 17 (17.00%) BDD
13 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
13 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
13 16 (16.00%) Finance
14 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
14 15 (15.00%) XML
14 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2
15 14 (14.00%) Java
15 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (13.00%) Agile Testing
17 12 (12.00%) Cucumber
17 12 (12.00%) TDD
17 12 (12.00%) Information Management
17 12 (12.00%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Selenium
2 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.00%) JUnit
4 9 (9.00%) Subversion
4 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.00%) Capybara
5 8 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.00%) JIRA
7 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.00%) Toad
8 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.00%) Firebug
9 1 (1.00%) QARun
9 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.00%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Advertising
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Tester
2 29 (29.00%) Analyst
3 26 (26.00%) Test Analyst
4 20 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 12 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 12 (12.00%) Software Tester
5 12 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Performance Tester
7 4 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 4 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) XML
3 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.00%) SOAP
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.00%) WinForms
5 5 (5.00%) Web Services
6 3 (3.00%) HTML
7 2 (2.00%) XSD
7 2 (2.00%) WSDL
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
8 1 (1.00%) CSS
8 1 (1.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) NHS
3 6 (6.00%) DTV
3 6 (6.00%) STB
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) IVR
4 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) UNIX
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
1 9 (9.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Android
3 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
4 21 (21.00%) Test Strategy
5 19 (19.00%) Scrum
6 18 (18.00%) Manual Testing
6 18 (18.00%) Performance Testing
7 17 (17.00%) BDD
8 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
10 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.00%) Agile Testing
12 12 (12.00%) TDD
12 12 (12.00%) Information Management
13 11 (11.00%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (11.00%) Test Management
14 10 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 14 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) Python
3 7 (7.00%) C#
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (75.00%) ISEB
2 33 (33.00%) Degree
3 19 (19.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (11.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) Apple
4 2 (2.00%) VMware
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £neg depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago