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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.84% - 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% - 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £47,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
129 132 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.72% 31.65% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 84 94 95
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 £23,300 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 £41,250 -
Chesterfield - 1 £49,000 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (94.74%) QA
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) ISEB
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (52.63%) TestComplete
5 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (42.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (42.11%) Quality Management
6 8 (42.11%) NUnit
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
9 5 (26.32%) Jasmine
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
10 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
10 4 (21.05%) NHS
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) VBScript
11 3 (15.79%) UNIX
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) TestComplete
2 8 (42.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (42.11%) NUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Jasmine
4 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (42.11%) Quality Management
6 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (5.26%) Project Management
12 1 (5.26%) Migration
12 1 (5.26%) Change Management
12 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
12 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP