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

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 1.09% 5.19% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 15.70% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 2
Median salary £31,250 £32,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% +13.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,850
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  

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 72 121 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 19.67% 33.06% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 101 90
Median salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.28% -18.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 York region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (8.33%) Toad
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban

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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
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%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft