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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.86% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 1.41% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 2
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,281 £33,250 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £27,550
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
401 283 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.09% 27.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 269 218 237
Average salary £34,500 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,454
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 27 April 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (55.00%) ISEB
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) QA
3 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
4 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (30.00%) V-Model
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Selenium
6 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (22.50%) Automation Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Test Management
7 9 (22.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) Open Source
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.00%) Windows
11 3 (7.50%) VMware
11 3 (7.50%) Management Information System

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.50%) RTP
1 3 (7.50%) H.323
1 3 (7.50%) VLAN
1 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) FogBugz
3 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Test Manager
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Programme Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Telematics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
3 12 (30.00%) V-Model
3 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (22.50%) Automation Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Test Management
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) RAD
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) Avaya
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) OpenText
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care & pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago