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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 132 166
Rank change year-on-year +32 +34  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 147 136 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.73% 2.09% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 8.81% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 130 129 93
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1078 1543 1713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.00% 23.66% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1242 1389
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +40 127 £42,500 +21.42% 9
North Yorkshire -2 13 £35,750 +15.32% 3
South Yorkshire +3 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 221 (83.40%) ISEB
2 211 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (44.91%) SQL
4 113 (42.64%) Selenium
5 106 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 103 (38.87%) Software Testing
7 89 (33.58%) Functional Testing
7 89 (33.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 81 (30.57%) Waterfall
9 79 (29.81%) QA
10 77 (29.06%) TDD
11 76 (28.68%) Test Strategy
12 73 (27.55%) Finance
13 69 (26.04%) SoapUI
14 62 (23.40%) Cucumber
15 61 (23.02%) BDD
15 61 (23.02%) Test Scripting
15 61 (23.02%) Scrum
16 59 (22.26%) Java
17 55 (20.75%) Test Management
18 54 (20.38%) Mentoring
18 54 (20.38%) .NET
18 54 (20.38%) SOAP
19 51 (19.25%) Automation Testing
20 46 (17.36%) Non-Functional Testing
21 45 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
21 45 (16.98%) E-Commerce
21 45 (16.98%) C#
22 44 (16.60%) Process Improvement
23 43 (16.23%) Web Testing

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 2 (0.75%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) Apache
2 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.83%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 113 (42.64%) Selenium
2 69 (26.04%) SoapUI
3 62 (23.40%) Cucumber
4 45 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (15.85%) JMeter
6 21 (7.92%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.28%) Visual Studio
8 12 (4.53%) LoadRunner
9 10 (3.77%) JIRA
10 9 (3.40%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.26%) FitNesse
11 6 (2.26%) MSTest
11 6 (2.26%) Ranorex
11 6 (2.26%) Zephyr
12 5 (1.89%) Gatling
12 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (1.89%) tSQLt
12 5 (1.89%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.51%) JUnit
General
1 73 (27.55%) Finance
2 30 (11.32%) Banking
3 26 (9.81%) Legal
4 24 (9.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (34.72%) Test Engineer
2 85 (32.08%) Analyst
3 83 (31.32%) Test Analyst
4 64 (24.15%) Senior Test Engineer
5 44 (16.60%) Tester
6 32 (12.08%) Test Manager
7 28 (10.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 23 (8.68%) Web Engineer
9 21 (7.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 17 (6.42%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 17 (6.42%) Senior Web Engineer
10 17 (6.42%) Test Leader
11 15 (5.66%) Automation Tester
12 14 (5.28%) Manual Test Analyst
13 13 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.91%) Senior Test Analyst
14 12 (4.53%) Software Tester
15 10 (3.77%) Lead Tester
16 8 (3.02%) QA Analyst
16 8 (3.02%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.38%) .NET
1 54 (20.38%) SOAP
2 35 (13.21%) XML
3 21 (7.92%) Web Services
4 12 (4.53%) HTML
5 8 (3.02%) REST
6 7 (2.64%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.26%) WSDL
7 6 (2.26%) XSD
8 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.75%) Behat
9 2 (0.75%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.38%) CSS
10 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.13%) NHS
3 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (0.75%) e-Health
3 2 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.13%) Unix
2 2 (0.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 103 (38.87%) Software Testing
4 89 (33.58%) Functional Testing
5 81 (30.57%) Waterfall
6 77 (29.06%) TDD
7 76 (28.68%) Test Strategy
8 61 (23.02%) BDD
8 61 (23.02%) Scrum
8 61 (23.02%) Test Scripting
9 55 (20.75%) Test Management
10 54 (20.38%) Mentoring
11 51 (19.25%) Automation Testing
12 46 (17.36%) Non-Functional Testing
13 45 (16.98%) E-Commerce
14 44 (16.60%) Process Improvement
15 43 (16.23%) Web Testing
16 42 (15.85%) Regression Testing
16 42 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (15.09%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 119 (44.91%) SQL
2 59 (22.26%) Java
3 45 (16.98%) C#
4 27 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.53%) Python
6 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.51%) C
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) Go
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 221 (83.40%) ISEB
2 89 (33.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (7.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (4.91%) Degree
5 3 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (29.81%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) HL7
2 3 (1.13%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.13%) SDET
3 1 (0.38%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 16 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (14.34%) Oracle
2 28 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.66%) HP
4 9 (3.40%) Telerik
5 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £250 - £300 per day
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Salary: bonus
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