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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 44 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.53% 2.03% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.76% 6.29% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
451 318 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 36.14% 32.22% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 330 278 243
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 39 (61.90%) ISEB
2 36 (57.14%) QA
3 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (47.62%) Finance
5 28 (44.44%) Java
5 28 (44.44%) C#
6 27 (42.86%) Software Testing
7 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
8 22 (34.92%) Selenium
8 22 (34.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (31.75%) Test Strategy
10 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
11 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (22.22%) Automation Testing
12 14 (22.22%) SDLC
12 14 (22.22%) SQL
13 11 (17.46%) HP UFT
13 11 (17.46%) Degree
13 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
14 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
14 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.87%) OO
15 9 (14.29%) OOP
15 9 (14.29%) Scrum
15 9 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
15 9 (14.29%) WebDriver
15 9 (14.29%) SpecFlow
16 8 (12.70%) Test Management
17 7 (11.11%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) HP UFT
3 9 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 9 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 7 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 5 (7.94%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.94%) Bugzilla
6 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Polish Language
4 4 (6.35%) Spanish Language
4 4 (6.35%) Swedish Language
5 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
2 25 (39.68%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Tester
4 9 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Automated Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
1 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
1 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 26 (41.27%) Test Automation
4 20 (31.75%) Test Strategy
5 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
6 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 14 (22.22%) SDLC
8 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.87%) OO
10 9 (14.29%) OOP
10 9 (14.29%) Scrum
10 9 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (12.70%) Test Management
12 7 (11.11%) BDD
12 7 (11.11%) TDD
12 7 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.94%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) C#
1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) ISEB
2 22 (34.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (17.46%) Degree
4 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) HP
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) OpenText
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £28,695 - 37,394 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago