The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 63 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.31% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.39% 2.17% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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 Leicestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
154 184 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.22% 26.03% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 129 149 105
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leicestershire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Loughborough - 5 £35,000 - 1
Leicester -18 1 £38,000 -15.55%
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 21 (55.26%) Mentoring
2 15 (39.47%) QA
3 13 (34.21%) Selenium
4 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
6 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA
8 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.26%) QMS
9 2 (5.26%) Calabash
9 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
9 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
9 2 (5.26%) Capybara
9 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.26%) Protractor
10 1 (2.63%) BDD
10 1 (2.63%) SQL
10 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.63%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (2.63%) API Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Defect Tracking

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Selenium
2 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.26%) Calabash
5 2 (5.26%) Capybara
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Protractor
5 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Team Leader
2 26 (68.42%) Test Leader
3 24 (63.16%) Test Team Leader
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) QA Leader
6 3 (7.89%) QA Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Mentoring
2 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) QMS
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) API Testing
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (2.63%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
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