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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.38% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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
137 317 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.56% 36.19% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 117 290 206
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 28 November 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 - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (40.00%) Sage
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Toad

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Usability
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP