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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 66 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.22% 0.11% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.77% 0.38% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 14
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
195 261 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.63% 29.16% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 156 176 286
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,360 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 27 (72.97%) ISEB
2 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
4 16 (43.24%) QA
4 16 (43.24%) Selenium
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
7 8 (21.62%) BDD
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.22%) TDD
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
10 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
10 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
10 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) JMeter
10 5 (13.51%) JUnit
10 5 (13.51%) C#
10 5 (13.51%) JIRA
10 5 (13.51%) Integration 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 16 (43.24%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) JMeter
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.11%) Ranorex
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) TestDirector
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
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 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 23 (62.16%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) XSD
2 2 (5.41%) CSS3
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
3 1 (2.70%) Behat
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%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
4 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
5 8 (21.62%) SDLC
6 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) ECMAScript
5 2 (5.41%) ES6
6 1 (2.70%) Go
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago