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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 149 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 3.40% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 23
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,263 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
827 913 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.08% 24.58% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 634 669 883
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +1 15 £33,375 -3.26% 1
Derbyshire +7 8 £40,250 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 40 (80.00%) ISEB
2 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.00%) QA
4 21 (42.00%) Software Testing
5 19 (38.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (36.00%) Scrum
7 17 (34.00%) Selenium
8 16 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (26.00%) Manual Testing
9 13 (26.00%) SDLC
10 12 (24.00%) Java
11 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 9 (18.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) HP
14 8 (16.00%) C#
14 8 (16.00%) Degree
15 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
15 6 (12.00%) JIRA
15 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
15 6 (12.00%) iPad
15 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
15 6 (12.00%) ERP
15 6 (12.00%) XML
15 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
15 6 (12.00%) Online Security
16 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 5 (10.00%) V-Model
16 5 (10.00%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.00%) Appium
5 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) MSTest
6 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Tester
3 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) QA Tester
5 8 (16.00%) QA Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
7 6 (12.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.00%) QA Automation Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Software Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Developer in Test
9 3 (6.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) XSD
3 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Software Testing
3 19 (38.00%) Automated Testing
4 18 (36.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Manual Testing
5 13 (26.00%) SDLC
6 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (12.00%) ERP
8 6 (12.00%) Online Security
8 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.00%) Agile Testing
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) PL/1
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) ISEB
2 16 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GAMP
2 1 (2.00%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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