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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 108 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 75 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.94% 1.33% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 4.58% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,000 £22,159
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1184 1071 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.68% 28.99% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 888 869 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,152 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 August 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 +7 43 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Leicestershire +26 16 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Northamptonshire +4 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Derbyshire -15 5 £32,500 +8.33% 3
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 60 (61.22%) ISEB
2 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (51.02%) QA
4 48 (48.98%) Software Testing
5 37 (37.76%) Automated Testing
6 35 (35.71%) Selenium
7 34 (34.69%) C#
8 33 (33.67%) Java
8 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
9 32 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (29.59%) Finance
11 26 (26.53%) Automation Testing
12 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (24.49%) SDLC
14 22 (22.45%) Test Strategy
15 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
16 18 (18.37%) HP UFT
16 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (17.35%) SQL
17 17 (17.35%) Test Scripting
18 15 (15.31%) Scrum
19 14 (14.29%) Degree
20 12 (12.24%) BDD
20 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
20 12 (12.24%) Manual Testing
20 12 (12.24%) Test Management
21 11 (11.22%) SpecFlow
21 11 (11.22%) TDD
21 11 (11.22%) OO
21 11 (11.22%) .NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Selenium
2 18 (18.37%) HP UFT
3 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
4 11 (11.22%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.18%) Ranorex
5 9 (9.18%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.18%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.10%) LoadRunner
6 5 (5.10%) JIRA
7 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.08%) NUnit
8 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
8 3 (3.06%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Legal
4 4 (4.08%) Polish Language
4 4 (4.08%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.08%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Analyst
2 35 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Tester
4 17 (17.35%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.16%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Tester
5 8 (8.16%) QA Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Lead Test Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.12%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Junior
9 3 (3.06%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 7 (7.14%) XML
3 5 (5.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.04%) NHS
4 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.02%) Telematics
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
2 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.98%) Software Testing
3 37 (37.76%) Automated Testing
4 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
5 26 (26.53%) Automation Testing
6 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (24.49%) SDLC
8 22 (22.45%) Test Strategy
9 17 (17.35%) Test Scripting
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
11 12 (12.24%) Manual Testing
11 12 (12.24%) BDD
11 12 (12.24%) Test Management
12 11 (11.22%) TDD
12 11 (11.22%) OO
13 10 (10.20%) Regression Testing
13 10 (10.20%) OOP
14 8 (8.16%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (8.16%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) C#
2 33 (33.67%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (61.22%) ISEB
2 32 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (14.29%) Degree
4 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (51.02%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) SAP
3 5 (5.10%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) OpenText
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £28,695 - 37,394 per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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