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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / East Midlands
Rank 94 150 123
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 71 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.43% 0.82% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.63% 2.99% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 35
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
668 870 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.90% 27.38% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 654 699
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +12 26 £39,250 -13.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +23 23 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Northamptonshire +16 14 £42,500 +88.88%
Derbyshire +20 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 70 (59.32%) ISEB
2 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.75%) QA
4 40 (33.90%) Automation Testing
5 36 (30.51%) Selenium
6 32 (27.12%) SQL
6 32 (27.12%) Mentoring
7 30 (25.42%) Automated Testing
7 30 (25.42%) Test Strategy
8 25 (21.19%) Functional Testing
9 22 (18.64%) Software Testing
10 19 (16.10%) Gherkin
10 19 (16.10%) SDLC
11 18 (15.25%) Coaching
11 18 (15.25%) Windows
12 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (13.56%) JIRA
13 16 (13.56%) Load Testing
13 16 (13.56%) System Testing
13 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (11.86%) IBM
15 14 (11.86%) Problem Management
15 14 (11.86%) BDD
16 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (10.17%) TDD
18 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
19 10 (8.47%) WebDriver
19 10 (8.47%) Manual Testing
19 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.69%) Redis
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (30.51%) Selenium
2 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.56%) JIRA
4 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.47%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.93%) HP UFT
7 6 (5.08%) Ranorex
8 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.24%) JMeter
8 5 (4.24%) JUnit
8 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.39%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.54%) Protractor
10 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.69%) Calabash
11 2 (1.69%) Capybara
11 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Test Leader
2 33 (27.97%) Analyst
3 30 (25.42%) Test Analyst
4 25 (21.19%) Team Leader
5 20 (16.95%) Test Team Leader
6 16 (13.56%) Test Manager
7 14 (11.86%) Quality Manager
7 14 (11.86%) Tester
8 10 (8.47%) Software Tester
8 10 (8.47%) Test Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) QA Leader
10 8 (6.78%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) QA Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Software Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) Gherkin
2 6 (5.08%) CSS
2 6 (5.08%) HTML
3 4 (3.39%) XML
4 3 (2.54%) XSD
5 2 (1.69%) CSS3
5 2 (1.69%) HTML5
5 2 (1.69%) LESS
5 2 (1.69%) OpenRasta
5 2 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.69%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.85%) Behat
6 1 (0.85%) Swagger
6 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (1.69%) User Experience
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.25%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Android
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.90%) Automation Testing
3 32 (27.12%) Mentoring
4 30 (25.42%) Automated Testing
4 30 (25.42%) Test Strategy
5 25 (21.19%) Functional Testing
6 22 (18.64%) Software Testing
7 19 (16.10%) SDLC
8 18 (15.25%) Coaching
9 16 (13.56%) Load Testing
9 16 (13.56%) System Testing
10 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.86%) BDD
11 14 (11.86%) Problem Management
12 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (10.17%) TDD
14 10 (8.47%) Manual Testing
14 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
15 8 (6.78%) Performance Testing
15 8 (6.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) Java
3 6 (5.08%) C#
3 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.69%) ECMAScript
4 2 (1.69%) ES6
5 1 (0.85%) Go
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (59.32%) ISEB
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.75%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.86%) IBM
3 2 (1.69%) Apple
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) SAP
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