Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 100 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.18% 0.96% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 4.18% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 20
North Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £21,200 £21,450 £25,525
90th Percentile £36,000 £37,100 £37,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +7.69%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 170 359 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 13.39% 23.00% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 142 291 429
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,200 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £59,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York 0 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Harrogate +17 3 - - 1
Skipton +7 3 £36,000 +12.50% 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) ISEB
3 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
7 6 (40.00%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 6 (40.00%) TDD
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (20.00%) ETL
9 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
10 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (13.33%) QA
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 2 (13.33%) Games
10 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) TestRail
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Tester
2 8 (53.33%) Software Tester
3 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum Master
3 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
9 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) Case Management
10 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (6.67%) SDLC
10 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google