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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 148 165 164
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 27 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 2.62% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 29
Median salary £39,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
839 879 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.42% 24.79% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 650 643 864
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 11 £34,188 -8.83% 2
Derbyshire 0 7 £39,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (84.44%) ISEB
2 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) QA
4 23 (51.11%) Automated Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
6 15 (33.33%) Scrum
7 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (28.89%) SDLC
9 12 (26.67%) Selenium
9 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 8 (17.78%) Online Security
13 8 (17.78%) Java
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) iPad
13 8 (17.78%) V-Model
14 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (15.56%) XML
14 7 (15.56%) C#
14 7 (15.56%) HP
14 7 (15.56%) Defect Management
15 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
15 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
15 6 (13.33%) JIRA
16 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
16 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
16 5 (11.11%) ERP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.44%) Appium
4 2 (4.44%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Tester
3 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 8 (17.78%) QA Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Software Tester
7 6 (13.33%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Developer in Test
9 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.44%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) XML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) XSD
4 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Automated Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) SDLC
6 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (17.78%) Online Security
8 8 (17.78%) V-Model
9 7 (15.56%) Defect Management
9 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.11%) ERP
11 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
5 1 (2.22%) PL/1
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) ISEB
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (17.78%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (57.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago