Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 224 189 190
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 8 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 1.27% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 43
10th Percentile £27,768 £25,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -13.33%
75th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £37,875
90th Percentile £51,250 - £44,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,502 630 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.04% 16.22% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 799 530 684
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £22,075
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 26 January 2022.

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 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
North Yorkshire -2 17 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -52 15 £33,300 -21.65% 8
South Yorkshire - 10 £32,500 -
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 29 (69.05%) QA
5 27 (64.29%) Manual Testing
6 24 (57.14%) Mobile App
7 21 (50.00%) Test Scripting
8 19 (45.24%) Scrum
9 17 (40.48%) ISEB
10 16 (38.10%) WebdriverIO
10 16 (38.10%) Appium
11 13 (30.95%) Azure
12 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
13 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
14 9 (21.43%) SQL
14 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
15 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (16.67%) Windows
16 7 (16.67%) DevOps
16 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (16.67%) SDLC
16 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
17 5 (11.90%) C#
18 4 (9.52%) .NET
18 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
18 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
18 4 (9.52%) NEC
18 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server

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 3 (7.14%) Confluence
1 3 (7.14%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Azure
2 3 (7.14%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) AWS CodeDeploy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Appium
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) Postman
3 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
2 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 20 (47.62%) Automation Engineer
2 20 (47.62%) QA Automation Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) WebdriverIO
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Legacy Code
3 3 (7.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 27 (64.29%) Manual Testing
5 21 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 19 (45.24%) Scrum
7 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Service Design
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Disruptive Innovation
10 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (69.05%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) NEC
2 4 (9.52%) Northgate
3 3 (7.14%) Brio
3 3 (7.14%) PTC