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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.26% 0.73% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 2.44% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 16
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -26.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,300 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,550 £43,750
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
300 287 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.51% 29.83% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 244 255 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 22 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 6 (37.50%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft