The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 130 149 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 47 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.53% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 2.03% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 39
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,106 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1085 836 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.73% 25.99% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 885 681 939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in the East Midlands

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

ISTQB
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Nottinghamshire +5 22 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Northamptonshire -11 13 £35,000 +19.25% 1
Derbyshire - 10 £30,000 - 3
Leicestershire -6 2 £27,000 -10.00%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 58 (74.36%) QA
2 54 (69.23%) ISEB
3 28 (35.90%) Automated Testing
4 24 (30.77%) Selenium
5 20 (25.64%) C#
5 20 (25.64%) Scrum
5 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.64%) Software Testing
6 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (21.79%) Automation Testing
8 16 (20.51%) Project Management
8 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
9 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 15 (19.23%) Quality Management
9 15 (19.23%) Test Management
9 15 (19.23%) Waterfall
10 13 (16.67%) TestComplete
10 13 (16.67%) V-Model
11 11 (14.10%) NUnit
11 11 (14.10%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (14.10%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (12.82%) Java
12 10 (12.82%) SQL
12 10 (12.82%) Windows
12 10 (12.82%) Degree
12 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Management Information System

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (2.56%) Apache
1 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.41%) VoIP
1 5 (6.41%) WAN
2 4 (5.13%) DHCP
2 4 (5.13%) RTP
2 4 (5.13%) H.323
2 4 (5.13%) VLAN
2 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Selenium
2 13 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 11 (14.10%) NUnit
3 11 (14.10%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (10.26%) Jasmine
5 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (5.13%) JIRA
7 4 (5.13%) FogBugz
8 3 (3.85%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.56%) WATIR
9 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.56%) Toad
9 2 (2.56%) Mocha
9 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.56%) Sahi
10 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Analyst
2 43 (55.13%) Test Analyst
3 26 (33.33%) Tester
4 18 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 10 (12.82%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Test Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Automated Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Test Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Senior QA Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) QA Test Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Programme Test Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
3 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) XSD
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Open Source
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Automated Testing
2 20 (25.64%) Software Testing
2 20 (25.64%) Scrum
2 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (21.79%) Automation Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
5 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 16 (20.51%) Project Management
6 15 (19.23%) Quality Management
6 15 (19.23%) Test Management
6 15 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 13 (16.67%) V-Model
8 11 (14.10%) Business Process Mapping
9 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) C#
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) Java
4 6 (7.69%) Ruby
5 5 (6.41%) VB
6 4 (5.13%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) F#
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) ISEB
2 10 (12.82%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.13%) MCITP
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (74.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) VMware
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Avaya
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
Glossop, Derbyshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago