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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.97% 0.88% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 2.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Average salary £33,045 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
407 321 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.22% 31.32% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 308 237 202
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 £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,500
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 February 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (51.16%) QA
2 21 (48.84%) Degree
3 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) ISEB
4 19 (44.19%) Scrum
5 16 (37.21%) Open Source
5 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Selenium
7 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
7 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
7 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
7 12 (27.91%) V-Model
8 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (25.58%) SQL
8 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) RAD
8 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
9 10 (23.26%) RTP
9 10 (23.26%) H.323
9 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
9 10 (23.26%) MCSE
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 10 (23.26%) CCNA
9 10 (23.26%) VoIP
9 10 (23.26%) WAN
9 10 (23.26%) DHCP
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
1 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
2 10 (23.26%) VoIP
2 10 (23.26%) WAN
2 10 (23.26%) DHCP
2 10 (23.26%) RTP
2 10 (23.26%) H.323
2 10 (23.26%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Tester
2 13 (30.23%) Test Manager
3 12 (27.91%) Software Tester
4 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Automated Test Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Open Source
2 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
4 12 (27.91%) V-Model
5 11 (25.58%) RAD
5 11 (25.58%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.26%) Test Strategy
7 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Test Management
9 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Kanban
12 1 (2.33%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 20 (46.51%) ISEB
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (23.26%) MCITP
3 10 (23.26%) MCSE
3 10 (23.26%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco
1 10 (23.26%) Avaya
1 10 (23.26%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care, pension & up
Posted: 25 days ago