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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 70 68 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.61% 2.16% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.77% 7.12% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 6
Median salary £35,750 £31,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.32% +7.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,850 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,425 £35,000 £30,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 192 281 267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 23.85% 30.35% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 145 267 234
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
York +1 8 £35,750 +11.71% 1
Harrogate +8 4 £26,500 -24.28%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 12 (57.14%) ISEB
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) Selenium
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) JMeter
10 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner

ISTQB
Top Related 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.76%) Toad
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Analyst
1 20 (95.24%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Software Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Test Management
10 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 5 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday