The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.26% 0.63% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 2.17% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 12
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -26.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,200 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £36,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
290 276 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 30.46% 28.99% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 227 246 256
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
ISTQB
Nottinghamshire

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 11 July 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 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.25%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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