Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 1.19% 1.75% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 6.43% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
York median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £35,500 £35,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +16.36% -8.33%

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 York with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
York
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 171 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 13.69% 27.19% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73 143 177
York median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% -4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,750 £57,000 £65,000
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +14.29%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in York

ISTQB
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in York

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 York region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum Master
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle