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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 127 135 162
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 50 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.14% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 4.06% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 12
Average salary £34,918 £33,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.46% +10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,027
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
1087 1058 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.81% 28.14% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 823 885 682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +9 25 £35,000 +9.37% 9
Leicestershire +21 11 £34,836 +29.02%
Northamptonshire -7 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Derbyshire -16 5 £28,500 -5.00% 3
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 47 (58.02%) ISEB
2 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (50.62%) QA
4 37 (45.68%) Automated Testing
4 37 (45.68%) Software Testing
5 28 (34.57%) Selenium
6 24 (29.63%) C#
6 24 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
8 22 (27.16%) Java
8 22 (27.16%) SDLC
9 20 (24.69%) Test Strategy
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.46%) Finance
11 18 (22.22%) Degree
12 17 (20.99%) SQL
13 15 (18.52%) HP UFT
13 15 (18.52%) Waterfall
13 15 (18.52%) V-Model
13 15 (18.52%) Test Management
14 14 (17.28%) Scrum
15 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
15 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
16 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
17 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
17 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (13.58%) .NET
17 11 (13.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Selenium
2 15 (18.52%) HP UFT
3 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
4 10 (12.35%) SpecFlow
5 8 (9.88%) Bugzilla
6 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.17%) LoadRunner
8 4 (4.94%) NUnit
8 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.70%) Zephyr
9 3 (3.70%) JIRA
9 3 (3.70%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.47%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Polish Language
3 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
3 4 (4.94%) Swedish Language
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Analyst
2 26 (32.10%) Test Analyst
3 25 (30.86%) Test Manager
4 16 (19.75%) Tester
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Tester
6 7 (8.64%) QA Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Programme Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Junior
10 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.70%) Test Coordinator
10 3 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) PMI
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
5 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.23%) Telematics
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) Automated Testing
2 37 (45.68%) Software Testing
3 24 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
5 22 (27.16%) SDLC
6 20 (24.69%) Test Strategy
7 15 (18.52%) V-Model
7 15 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.52%) Test Management
8 14 (17.28%) Scrum
9 13 (16.05%) Automation Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (13.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.35%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
12 10 (12.35%) OO
13 9 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) C#
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 17 (20.99%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) C++
5 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (58.02%) ISEB
2 24 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.70%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (50.62%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) OpenText
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