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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.76% - 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.48% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
108 144 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 27.14% 31.17% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 84
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 £22,400 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 £50,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £49,000 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (95.00%) QA
2 17 (85.00%) ISEB
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (45.00%) TestComplete
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) NUnit
7 7 (35.00%) Quality Management
7 7 (35.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Testing
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) VBScript
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) NHS
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Jasmine

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
1 9 (45.00%) TestComplete
2 7 (35.00%) NUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Tester
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Quality Management
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
12 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
12 1 (5.00%) System Testing
12 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
12 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (95.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) HP