The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 130 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 44 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 0.44% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 1.73% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 41
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1034 809 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.07% 25.42% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 864 676 920
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +9 14 £32,000 +3.22%
Northamptonshire 0 14 £35,000 +35.61% 2
Derbyshire - 13 £30,250 -
Leicestershire - 3 £25,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 51 (80.95%) ISEB
2 45 (71.43%) QA
3 29 (46.03%) Automated Testing
4 21 (33.33%) Selenium
4 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (28.57%) C#
7 17 (26.98%) Test Strategy
8 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.40%) Quality Management
9 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
10 14 (22.22%) TestComplete
10 14 (22.22%) Scrum
11 12 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (19.05%) NUnit
12 11 (17.46%) Automation Testing
12 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (14.29%) Project Management
13 9 (14.29%) SQL
13 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 9 (14.29%) Test Management
13 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 8 (12.70%) V-Model
14 8 (12.70%) WebDriver
14 8 (12.70%) Jasmine
15 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
15 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (11.11%) Java
15 7 (11.11%) XML

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Selenium
2 14 (22.22%) TestComplete
3 12 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (19.05%) NUnit
4 8 (12.70%) Jasmine
4 8 (12.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 3 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.17%) Toad
6 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.17%) WATIR
6 2 (3.17%) Mocha
6 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) Sahi
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.59%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Analyst
2 40 (63.49%) Test Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Software Tester
5 8 (12.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Tester
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.17%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.17%) XSD
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.59%) Velocity
5 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Automated Testing
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (26.98%) Test Strategy
5 16 (25.40%) Quality Management
6 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 14 (22.22%) Scrum
8 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (17.46%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 9 (14.29%) Test Management
9 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.29%) Project Management
10 8 (12.70%) V-Model
11 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
13 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
13 4 (6.35%) TDD
14 3 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) C#
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) F#
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) ISEB
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
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