Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 183 125
Rank change year-on-year -33 -58 +67
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 80 152 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.92% 1.53% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.65% 7.81% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 133 249
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,700 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.89% -2.81%

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 1,417 1,946 2,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.31% 19.54% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,564 2,152
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -14 58 £35,000 -17.65% 13
South Yorkshire -1 14 £40,000 -30.43% 4
North Yorkshire -22 4 £21,000 -35.38% 1
East Yorkshire +8 2 £31,250 +4.17% 1
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 49 (61.25%) ISEB
2 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.75%) Test Automation
3 30 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 26 (32.50%) Selenium
5 23 (28.75%) SQL
6 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (23.75%) JIRA
8 18 (22.50%) C#
9 17 (21.25%) Finance
10 16 (20.00%) Java
10 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 15 (18.75%) QA
12 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
13 12 (15.00%) Degree
13 12 (15.00%) Google
14 11 (13.75%) SDLC
15 10 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
15 10 (12.50%) .NET
15 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.50%) BDD
16 9 (11.25%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (11.25%) HP
17 8 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
17 8 (10.00%) Protractor
18 7 (8.75%) GDPR
18 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy

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 5 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Selenium
2 19 (23.75%) JIRA
3 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.00%) Protractor
5 6 (7.50%) JMeter
5 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.50%) SpecFlow
6 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.75%) tSQLt
8 3 (3.75%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.50%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Games
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 26 (32.50%) Test Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Tester
4 11 (13.75%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.25%) Test Leader
6 8 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Graduate
9 3 (3.75%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Junior
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) SOAP
5 3 (3.75%) WSDL
5 3 (3.75%) XSD
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) EPoS
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Android
2 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (53.75%) Test Automation
2 30 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 16 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 14 (17.50%) Test Scripting
4 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.75%) SDLC
6 10 (12.50%) BDD
6 10 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 7 (8.75%) Test Management
8 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) System Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Defect Management
10 5 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (61.25%) ISEB
2 12 (15.00%) Degree
3 8 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) QA
2 7 (8.75%) GDPR
3 2 (2.50%) PMO
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Google
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) SAP