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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 67 68 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.56% 0.87% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 4.38% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
ISTQB
East Midlands

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
191 137 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.68% 19.97% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 159 97 219
Average salary £42,250 £47,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.10% +23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester -1 2 £45,000 +38.46%
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
4 6 (27.27%) APMP
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Selenium
6 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Manager
5 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) SAP