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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 74 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.89% 2.20% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 7.73% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Median salary £25,500 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
143 194 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.12% 28.45% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 130 177
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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
Leicester -17 2 £25,500 -26.97% 1
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) NUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 5 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 5 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
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