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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.34% 1.26% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.48% 4.41% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 16
Average salary £40,000 £31,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% -25.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
321 295 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.32% 28.53% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 280 252 289
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) QA
2 18 (51.43%) ISEB
3 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
4 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) Selenium
6 12 (34.29%) Degree
6 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) Open Source
7 11 (31.43%) RAD
7 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
7 11 (31.43%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (28.57%) VoIP
8 10 (28.57%) WAN
8 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 9 (25.71%) H.323
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
9 9 (25.71%) RTP
9 9 (25.71%) VMware
9 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Avaya
9 9 (25.71%) MCSE
9 9 (25.71%) MCITP
9 9 (25.71%) VLAN

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
3 10 (28.57%) VoIP
3 10 (28.57%) WAN
4 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 9 (25.71%) RTP
4 9 (25.71%) H.323
4 9 (25.71%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) FogBugz
3 3 (8.57%) Ranorex
3 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Software Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Open Source
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 11 (31.43%) RAD
5 11 (31.43%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.29%) Test Management
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
11 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
12 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
12 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C#
1 3 (8.57%) C++
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) VB
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) MCSE
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco
1 9 (25.71%) Avaya
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, private healthcar
Posted: 5 days ago