The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.40% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 0.55% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £42,500 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 183 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.31% 27.23% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 197 154 220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
East Midlands

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
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 10 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
(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 - 2 £25,000 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £32,000 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Mocha
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Toad
2 2 (28.57%) Mocha
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago