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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.52% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.82% 4.11% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
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
358 292 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 32.17% 26.84% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 288 248 283
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,447 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (65.00%) QA
2 21 (52.50%) ISEB
3 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Automation Testing
5 16 (40.00%) Selenium
6 15 (37.50%) Scrum
7 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (35.00%) Degree
7 14 (35.00%) Windows
7 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (35.00%) Open Source
8 13 (32.50%) RAD
8 13 (32.50%) Wireshark
8 13 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.00%) VoIP
9 12 (30.00%) WAN
10 11 (27.50%) DHCP
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco
10 11 (27.50%) MCSE
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (27.50%) Avaya
10 11 (27.50%) CCNA
10 11 (27.50%) RTP
10 11 (27.50%) H.323
10 11 (27.50%) VMware
10 11 (27.50%) MCITP
10 11 (27.50%) VLAN

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (32.50%) Wireshark
3 12 (30.00%) VoIP
3 12 (30.00%) WAN
4 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 11 (27.50%) RTP
4 11 (27.50%) H.323
4 11 (27.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.50%) Ranorex
3 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Tester
2 20 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Open Source
2 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 17 (42.50%) Automation Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) RAD
5 13 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Test Management
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C#
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) Ruby
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) C++
2 3 (7.50%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) ISEB
2 14 (35.00%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) MCSE
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (65.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
1 11 (27.50%) Avaya
1 11 (27.50%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago