The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.61% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 3.07% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 5
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
ISTQB
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
373 391 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 35.29% 34.42% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 293 295 223
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottingham region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Nottingham

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 26 (63.41%) Software Testing
1 26 (63.41%) QA
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 21 (51.22%) Automation Testing
4 19 (46.34%) Selenium
5 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
5 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
5 17 (41.46%) Open Source
6 16 (39.02%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) RAD
6 16 (39.02%) ISEB
6 16 (39.02%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (39.02%) Degree
6 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
7 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
7 15 (36.59%) VoIP
7 15 (36.59%) WAN
8 14 (34.15%) DHCP
8 14 (34.15%) Cisco
8 14 (34.15%) CCNA
8 14 (34.15%) MCSE
8 14 (34.15%) RTP
8 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (34.15%) Avaya
8 14 (34.15%) H.323
8 14 (34.15%) VMware
8 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
8 14 (34.15%) MCITP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
2 16 (39.02%) Wireshark
3 15 (36.59%) VoIP
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) DHCP
4 14 (34.15%) RTP
4 14 (34.15%) H.323
4 14 (34.15%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Selenium
2 14 (34.15%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
3 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Tester
2 20 (48.78%) Software Tester
3 8 (19.51%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Manager
5 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Automated Test Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Open Source
2 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Software Testing
2 22 (53.66%) Scrum
3 21 (51.22%) Automation Testing
4 16 (39.02%) RAD
4 16 (39.02%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Test Management
10 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) V-Model
12 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C#
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) VB
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) ISEB
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 14 (34.15%) MCSE
2 14 (34.15%) CCNA
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (34.15%) MCITP
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (63.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco
1 14 (34.15%) Avaya
1 14 (34.15%) VMware
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
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