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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.16% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 3.58% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
430 307 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 37.10% 31.55% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 307 257 265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £52,409
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (55.10%) ISEB
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) QA
3 22 (44.90%) Automated Testing
4 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
5 19 (38.78%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) C#
5 19 (38.78%) Selenium
6 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
7 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (32.65%) Degree
8 15 (30.61%) Finance
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 14 (28.57%) Test Strategy
10 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
11 12 (24.49%) V-Model
12 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
12 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (20.41%) SDLC
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
14 9 (18.37%) OO
14 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
14 9 (18.37%) WebDriver
15 8 (16.33%) SpecFlow
15 8 (16.33%) Test Management
15 8 (16.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 8 (16.33%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
3 9 (18.37%) WebDriver
4 8 (16.33%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
5 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
6 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Polish Language
3 4 (8.16%) Spanish Language
3 4 (8.16%) Swedish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 19 (38.78%) Test Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Junior
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Automated Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Telematics
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Automated Testing
3 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 14 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 12 (24.49%) V-Model
6 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
7 11 (22.45%) Manual Testing
7 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (20.41%) SDLC
9 9 (18.37%) OO
9 9 (18.37%) Automation Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Scrum
10 8 (16.33%) Test Management
10 8 (16.33%) OOP
11 7 (14.29%) TDD
12 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C#
1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) OpenText
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: COmpetitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago