The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 101 163
Rank change year-on-year -42 +62  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 88 147 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.62% 2.59% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.32% 11.15% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 135 90
Median salary £38,189 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.11% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,600 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -4.48%  

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1058 1318 1633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.51% 23.22% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1108 1333
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire -32 56 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North Yorkshire -14 12 £34,125 +6.64%
South Yorkshire -9 11 £30,000 -27.27% 1
East Yorkshire -9 9 £30,000 - 1
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 185 (79.74%) ISEB
2 181 (78.02%) Test Automation
3 175 (75.43%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (38.36%) Software Testing
5 86 (37.07%) SQL
6 85 (36.64%) Test Scripting
7 79 (34.05%) Selenium
7 79 (34.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 69 (29.74%) QA
9 60 (25.86%) Functional Testing
10 59 (25.43%) TDD
11 53 (22.84%) SOAP
11 53 (22.84%) BDD
12 52 (22.41%) SoapUI
13 49 (21.12%) Test Strategy
13 49 (21.12%) Java
14 48 (20.69%) .NET
15 47 (20.26%) Waterfall
16 45 (19.40%) Finance
17 44 (18.97%) Scrum
17 44 (18.97%) C#
18 43 (18.53%) Cucumber
19 39 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
20 38 (16.38%) Test Management
21 35 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
22 34 (14.66%) XML
23 32 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (13.79%) Manual Testing
23 32 (13.79%) Mentoring
23 32 (13.79%) SDLC

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.03%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (34.05%) Selenium
2 52 (22.41%) SoapUI
3 43 (18.53%) Cucumber
4 39 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (13.36%) JMeter
6 24 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 20 (8.62%) JIRA
7 20 (8.62%) LoadRunner
8 14 (6.03%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.60%) Git (software)
10 9 (3.88%) Maven
11 8 (3.45%) Gatling
11 8 (3.45%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.59%) MSTest
12 6 (2.59%) Ranorex
12 6 (2.59%) Zephyr
13 5 (2.16%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.16%) tSQLt
13 5 (2.16%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (19.40%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Banking
3 13 (5.60%) Retail
4 11 (4.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (43.10%) Analyst
2 97 (41.81%) Test Analyst
3 55 (23.71%) Test Engineer
4 46 (19.83%) Tester
5 33 (14.22%) Senior Test Engineer
6 25 (10.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 24 (10.34%) Software Tester
8 23 (9.91%) Test Manager
9 22 (9.48%) Automation Tester
10 15 (6.47%) Test Leader
11 13 (5.60%) Agile Tester
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Software Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (4.74%) Manual Test Analyst
13 11 (4.74%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (4.74%) Senior Web Engineer
13 11 (4.74%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.84%) SOAP
2 48 (20.69%) .NET
3 34 (14.66%) XML
4 20 (8.62%) Web Services
5 18 (7.76%) REST
6 11 (4.74%) HTML
7 7 (3.02%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.16%) WSDL
8 5 (2.16%) XSD
9 4 (1.72%) XBRL
10 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.43%) Behat
10 1 (0.43%) CSS
10 1 (0.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.72%) NHS
3 2 (0.86%) iPad
3 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.88%) Unix
2 4 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (78.02%) Test Automation
2 175 (75.43%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (38.36%) Software Testing
4 85 (36.64%) Test Scripting
5 60 (25.86%) Functional Testing
6 59 (25.43%) TDD
7 53 (22.84%) BDD
8 49 (21.12%) Test Strategy
9 47 (20.26%) Waterfall
10 44 (18.97%) Scrum
11 38 (16.38%) Test Management
12 35 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (13.79%) Manual Testing
13 32 (13.79%) Mentoring
13 32 (13.79%) SDLC
13 32 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (12.93%) E-Commerce
14 30 (12.93%) Web Testing
15 28 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (11.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.07%) SQL
2 49 (21.12%) Java
3 44 (18.97%) C#
4 21 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.74%) Python
6 7 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.59%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.29%) C
9 1 (0.43%) Go
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 185 (79.74%) ISEB
2 79 (34.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (9.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 20 (8.62%) Degree
5 4 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (29.74%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) COBIT
2 4 (1.72%) HL7
2 4 (1.72%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.43%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 11 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.21%) Oracle
3 10 (4.31%) HP
4 6 (2.59%) Telerik
5 5 (2.16%) SAP
6 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Card Factory
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Salary: £30K to £60K + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and additional benefits.
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 10 days ago