The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 170 162 141
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 1.48% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,650 £36,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1083 876 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.89% 27.63% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 925 763 960
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -10 11 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £35,000 +22.80% 3
Leicestershire -14 3 £32,000 -24.70% 2
Northamptonshire -12 2 £38,500 +28.33% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (97.30%) ISEB
2 19 (51.35%) QA
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Selenium
5 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
6 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
7 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
8 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) C#
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
9 9 (24.32%) Quality Management
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
10 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.92%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (18.92%) NUnit
12 6 (16.22%) .NET
12 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (13.51%) TestComplete
13 5 (13.51%) SQL
14 4 (10.81%) Oracle
14 4 (10.81%) Degree
14 4 (10.81%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (18.92%) NUnit
4 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
5 5 (13.51%) TestComplete
5 5 (13.51%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) Mocha
7 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.70%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
1 20 (54.05%) Test Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) W3C
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
3 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (24.32%) Quality Management
6 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.11%) System Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Logistics
10 3 (8.11%) Stress Testing
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.41%) MVC
11 2 (5.41%) Test Management
11 2 (5.41%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (97.30%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
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