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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 128 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 51 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.54% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.07% 4.57% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 39
Median salary £35,000 £34,836 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
840 1095 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.35% 29.71% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 641 833 865
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +7 26 £35,000 +1.44% 3
Lincolnshire - 9 £31,500 -
Leicestershire -2 8 £36,250 +4.06% 1
Derbyshire +15 4 £37,000 +29.82%
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 65 (84.42%) ISEB
2 63 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (50.65%) QA
4 34 (44.16%) Automated Testing
5 30 (38.96%) SDLC
6 25 (32.47%) Java
7 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
8 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
8 23 (29.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (28.57%) JIRA
10 21 (27.27%) Degree
10 21 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (27.27%) Scrum
10 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
11 20 (25.97%) Selenium
12 19 (24.68%) Manual Testing
13 18 (23.38%) C#
14 17 (22.08%) SQL
14 17 (22.08%) Defect Management
15 14 (18.18%) Functional Testing
16 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
17 12 (15.58%) iPad
17 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
17 12 (15.58%) Regression Testing
18 11 (14.29%) Finance
18 11 (14.29%) TestDirector
18 11 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
18 11 (14.29%) Ranorex
18 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 10 (12.99%) V-Model

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) JIRA
2 20 (25.97%) Selenium
3 11 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 11 (14.29%) TestDirector
4 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.60%) Appium
6 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) NUnit
7 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Analyst
2 26 (33.77%) Tester
3 21 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Software Tester
5 10 (12.99%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.99%) QA Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Systems Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) QA Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
9 5 (6.49%) Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.49%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.49%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (5.19%) QA Automation Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) XML
2 8 (10.39%) XSD
3 4 (5.19%) LAMP
4 3 (3.90%) .NET
4 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) iPad
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Wiki
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) Automated Testing
3 30 (38.96%) SDLC
4 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
5 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
6 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 21 (27.27%) Scrum
7 19 (24.68%) Manual Testing
8 17 (22.08%) Defect Management
9 14 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
11 12 (15.58%) Regression Testing
11 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
12 10 (12.99%) V-Model
13 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.39%) ERP
14 8 (10.39%) Online Security
14 8 (10.39%) Test Management
15 7 (9.09%) Open Source
15 7 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Java
2 18 (23.38%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) Groovy
6 1 (1.30%) PL/1
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (84.42%) ISEB
2 23 (29.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (27.27%) Degree
4 11 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (50.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) HP
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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