The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 50 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.99% - 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 - £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 120 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.87% 31.17% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 99
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 6 £30,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £49,000 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 17 (94.44%) QA
2 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Selenium
4 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (55.56%) TestComplete
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 9 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) NUnit
6 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 8 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) Jasmine
10 4 (22.22%) NHS
10 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 3 (16.67%) TDD
11 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 2 (11.11%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
12 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
1 10 (55.56%) TestComplete
2 8 (44.44%) NUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (27.78%) Jasmine
4 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 9 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.56%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Test Management
10 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix