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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 144 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 36 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 4.00% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 33
Median salary £33,375 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.56% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +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
854 975 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.38% 25.92% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 664 735 871
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 16 £33,375 -16.56% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £31,500 - 2
Derbyshire +14 5 £39,000 +13.04%
Leicestershire +4 4 £35,000 +7.96% 2
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (87.93%) ISEB
2 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (53.45%) Automated Testing
4 30 (51.72%) QA
5 19 (32.76%) SDLC
6 17 (29.31%) Scrum
6 17 (29.31%) Selenium
6 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
6 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
7 16 (27.59%) Manual Testing
7 16 (27.59%) Java
8 14 (24.14%) SQL
8 14 (24.14%) Degree
8 14 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (20.69%) Waterfall
10 11 (18.97%) C#
10 11 (18.97%) JIRA
11 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
11 10 (17.24%) V-Model
11 10 (17.24%) iPad
11 10 (17.24%) HP
11 10 (17.24%) Defect Management
12 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (13.79%) ERP
13 8 (13.79%) Online Security
13 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
14 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
14 7 (12.07%) XML
14 7 (12.07%) WebDriver

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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Selenium
2 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 7 (12.07%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) Ranorex
4 4 (6.90%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.45%) Appium
5 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) NUnit
6 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 22 (37.93%) Tester
3 18 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.07%) QA Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Developer in Test
7 5 (8.62%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Manual Tester
9 3 (5.17%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.17%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) XSD
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) iPad
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Automated Testing
3 19 (32.76%) SDLC
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
4 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
5 16 (27.59%) Manual Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Defect Management
7 10 (17.24%) V-Model
8 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) ERP
9 8 (13.79%) Online Security
9 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Functional Testing
10 7 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.62%) Open Source
12 5 (8.62%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) PL/1
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (87.93%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 14 (24.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (51.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) HP
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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