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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 2.35% 3.92% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 13.28% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 3
Median salary £35,750 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.71% +6.66%  
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 York.

Academic & Professional Certification
York
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 128 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 21.41% 29.49% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 115 89
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York 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 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

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in York over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in York

For the 6 months to 29 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 York region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 1 (8.33%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) Toad
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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