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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 151 142 181
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +39
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 3.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 9
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,550 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
869 852 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.45% 26.81% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 639 668 884
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Derbyshire +1 4 £39,750 -20.50% 2
Leicestershire +1 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Northamptonshire 0 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £34,000 - 2
Lincolnshire 0 1 £22,500 -44.44%
Rutland - 1 £22,500 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 61 (71.76%) ISEB
2 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.53%) QA
4 29 (34.12%) Software Testing
5 28 (32.94%) Selenium
5 28 (32.94%) Finance
5 28 (32.94%) Automation Testing
6 25 (29.41%) SDLC
7 24 (28.24%) Java
8 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
8 23 (27.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (25.88%) Manual Testing
10 21 (24.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (24.71%) Degree
11 17 (20.00%) C#
12 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
13 14 (16.47%) Scrum
14 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
15 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
15 12 (14.12%) Ranorex
16 11 (12.94%) Web Testing
17 10 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
17 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
17 10 (11.76%) Regression Testing
17 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (11.76%) BDD
18 9 (10.59%) SQL
18 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
19 8 (9.41%) Computer Science

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
1 2 (2.35%) MS Project
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) MySQL
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Selenium
2 12 (14.12%) Ranorex
3 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.24%) HP UFT
5 6 (7.06%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.71%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.35%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.18%) JUnit
9 1 (1.18%) MSTest
9 1 (1.18%) NUnit
9 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 32 (37.65%) Test Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Tester
4 10 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Software Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.24%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) QA Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.06%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) J2EE
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Software Testing
3 28 (32.94%) Automation Testing
4 25 (29.41%) SDLC
5 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
6 22 (25.88%) Manual Testing
7 21 (24.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 14 (16.47%) Scrum
10 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
11 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
12 11 (12.94%) Web Testing
13 10 (11.76%) BDD
13 10 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (11.76%) Regression Testing
14 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
15 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
15 8 (9.41%) System Integration Testing
15 8 (9.41%) TDD
16 7 (8.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (10.59%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.18%) C++
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (71.76%) ISEB
2 23 (27.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (24.71%) Degree
4 6 (7.06%) APMP
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (43.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GAMP
2 1 (1.18%) GMP
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) HP
2 6 (7.06%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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