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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 79 99
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham - 1.67% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.40% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 5
Average salary - £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
276 386 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.36% 37.88% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 178 294 261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (87.88%) ISEB
2 22 (66.67%) Finance
3 20 (60.61%) QA
4 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) SDLC
6 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
7 13 (39.39%) C#
8 11 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
9 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
9 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Ranorex
11 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 6 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (18.18%) Legal
12 6 (18.18%) Selenium
13 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
14 4 (12.12%) Open Source
14 4 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
15 3 (9.09%) BDD
15 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Ranorex
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
1 18 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer in Test
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) SDLC
3 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.12%) Open Source
10 4 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (9.09%) BDD
11 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham and London
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience, plus bonus
Posted: 24 days ago