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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.25% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £21,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +37.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
173 216 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.76% 30.21% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 201 212
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Toad
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Mocha
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 17 days ago