The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.62% 3.54% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 13.43% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 2
North Yorkshire median annual salary £49,750 £32,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.46% +13.27%  
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,475
90th Percentile £70,500 £35,500 £29,425
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 126 201 291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 16.98% 26.34% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 226 386 568
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £26,875 £25,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in North Yorkshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Harrogate - 5 £67,000 -
York -1 4 £31,250 -2.34%
Selby - 3 - -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) ISEB
4 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
10 3 (12.00%) UML
10 3 (12.00%) TDD
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (12.00%) Test Management

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
1 21 (84.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Software Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.00%) Principal Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Principal Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Test Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) V-Model
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle