Period
to 12 August 2020

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 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 239 218
Rank change year-on-year +95 -21 -52
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 65 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 3.25% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 84
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,550 £22,725
90th Percentile £38,750 £51,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 481 1,997 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.42% 26.36% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 368 1,445 1,201
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.70%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +99 12 £37,000 +34.55%
West Yorkshire +20 12 £33,750 -15.63% 1
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) QA
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (36.00%) TestComplete
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) ISEB
6 9 (36.00%) Sikuli
7 8 (32.00%) Confluence
7 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (32.00%) JIRA
7 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (32.00%) Ranorex
7 8 (32.00%) Trello
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Subversion
9 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Time Management
10 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (16.00%) Fintech
11 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
11 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
11 4 (16.00%) Release Management
11 4 (16.00%) Retail

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 8 (32.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (36.00%) Sikuli
2 9 (36.00%) TestComplete
3 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) Ranorex
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Software QA Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Time Management
7 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (16.00%) CAD
8 4 (16.00%) Fintech
8 4 (16.00%) Release Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (12.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) API Testing
10 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft