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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 151 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.84% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.64% 3.11% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,600 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
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
870 998 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.56% 26.94% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 855 672
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
Nottinghamshire +17 18 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Derbyshire +5 5 £39,000 +11.42% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (59.65%) ISEB
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) QA
4 24 (42.11%) Test Strategy
5 17 (29.82%) Test Management
6 15 (26.32%) V-Model
6 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 12 (21.05%) Degree
7 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
8 11 (19.30%) Scrum
9 10 (17.54%) Project Management
9 10 (17.54%) C#
9 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.79%) Java
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) Selenium
10 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
11 8 (14.04%) HP
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source
12 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
12 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (8.77%) Time Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.75%) VLAN
1 1 (1.75%) VoIP
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) RTP
1 1 (1.75%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.75%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Test Manager
2 19 (33.33%) Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Tester
5 8 (14.04%) Programme Test Manager
5 8 (14.04%) Programme Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Junior
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Telematics
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Test Strategy
3 17 (29.82%) Test Management
4 15 (26.32%) V-Model
4 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
6 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
6 11 (19.30%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) Project Management
8 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Time Management
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
13 3 (5.26%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) C#
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) ISEB
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.26%) CSQA
4 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Avaya
4 1 (1.75%) OpenText
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
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