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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.50% 1.08% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 3.49% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 19
Median salary £31,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -3.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
219 315 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.88% 31.00% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 146 186 305
Median salary £42,500 £41,674 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottingham region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 29 (78.38%) ISEB
2 26 (70.27%) Automation Testing
3 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (59.46%) QA
5 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
6 13 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (35.14%) SDLC
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) Selenium
7 12 (32.43%) JIRA
8 11 (29.73%) C#
9 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
9 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
10 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (21.62%) Degree
10 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) TestDirector
11 7 (18.92%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) XSD
11 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 7 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (18.92%) Test Management
11 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
11 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (18.92%) Ranorex
11 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.41%) Redis
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) JIRA
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Ranorex
2 7 (18.92%) TestDirector
3 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.11%) JMeter
4 3 (8.11%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) TestComplete
5 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Test Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Testing Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) XML
1 7 (18.92%) XSD
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) CSS3
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) LESS
2 2 (5.41%) OpenRasta
2 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (5.41%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Automation Testing
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
4 13 (35.14%) SDLC
5 9 (24.32%) Defect Management
5 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) Test Management
7 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Analytics
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
10 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (8.11%) BDD
11 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) ECMAScript
4 2 (5.41%) ES6
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (59.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Apple
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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