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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.67% 0.84% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.79% 3.92% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Average salary £40,250 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £30,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
167 102 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 34.94% 21.29% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 72 137
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 8 £40,250 -3.01% 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) ISEB
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Online Security
6 6 (42.86%) iPad
7 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
8 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) System Testing
9 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (7.14%) MSTest
10 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Test Management
10 1 (7.14%) Twitter
10 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Time Management
10 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
4 4 (28.57%) QA Automation Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
7 1 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Online Security
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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