The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.13% 0.82% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 2.70% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 16
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
308 296 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.59% 30.36% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 258 263 253
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,414 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Nottinghamshire

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 31 July 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) QA
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
7 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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