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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / East Midlands
Rank 120 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 38 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.33% 0.60% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 2.19% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 23
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
598 867 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.98% 27.30% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 455 635 651
Median salary £42,554 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.12% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 17 £36,000 +21.00% 1
Leicestershire +4 16 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire - 5 £42,500 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 58 (50.43%) ISEB
2 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.91%) QA
4 38 (33.04%) Selenium
5 37 (32.17%) Automation Testing
6 34 (29.57%) Mentoring
7 32 (27.83%) SQL
8 28 (24.35%) Test Strategy
9 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
10 21 (18.26%) Functional Testing
11 20 (17.39%) Software Testing
12 18 (15.65%) Gherkin
13 17 (14.78%) Windows
14 16 (13.91%) Load Testing
14 16 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (13.91%) System Testing
14 16 (13.91%) Coaching
15 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.17%) IBM
16 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (12.17%) Problem Management
17 13 (11.30%) WebDriver
17 13 (11.30%) BDD
17 13 (11.30%) TDD
18 12 (10.43%) SDLC
19 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
19 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
20 10 (8.70%) Cucumber
21 8 (6.96%) JIRA
21 8 (6.96%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.87%) Redis
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Selenium
2 16 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.30%) WebDriver
4 10 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.96%) JIRA
6 7 (6.09%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.35%) JMeter
7 5 (4.35%) JUnit
7 5 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.74%) Calabash
10 2 (1.74%) Capybara
10 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.74%) Protractor
10 2 (1.74%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.74%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (3.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Games
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (38.26%) Test Leader
2 36 (31.30%) Analyst
3 33 (28.70%) Test Analyst
4 29 (25.22%) Team Leader
5 25 (21.74%) Test Team Leader
6 17 (14.78%) Test Manager
7 14 (12.17%) Quality Manager
8 13 (11.30%) Tester
9 10 (8.70%) Software Tester
10 9 (7.83%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (6.96%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (6.96%) Test Engineer
12 7 (6.09%) QA Leader
13 5 (4.35%) QA Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Software Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
14 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 4 (3.48%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) Gherkin
2 7 (6.09%) CSS
2 7 (6.09%) HTML
3 4 (3.48%) XML
4 3 (2.61%) Behat
4 3 (2.61%) XSD
5 1 (0.87%) CSS3
5 1 (0.87%) HTML5
5 1 (0.87%) LESS
5 1 (0.87%) OpenRasta
5 1 (0.87%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.87%) Swagger
5 1 (0.87%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
1 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.17%) Automation Testing
3 34 (29.57%) Mentoring
4 28 (24.35%) Test Strategy
5 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
6 21 (18.26%) Functional Testing
7 20 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 16 (13.91%) Coaching
8 16 (13.91%) Load Testing
8 16 (13.91%) System Testing
9 14 (12.17%) Problem Management
9 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.30%) BDD
10 13 (11.30%) TDD
11 12 (10.43%) SDLC
12 11 (9.57%) Manual Testing
12 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.09%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.09%) Software Delivery
14 6 (5.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Java
3 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.61%) Go
4 3 (2.61%) PHP
4 3 (2.61%) Python
4 3 (2.61%) Ruby
4 3 (2.61%) Scala
5 2 (1.74%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
6 1 (0.87%) ES6
Qualifications
1 58 (50.43%) ISEB
2 6 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.91%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) Apple
3 1 (0.87%) HP
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