The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.41% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 1.79% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
386 335 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 30.16% 28.32% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 259 254 269
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +15 18 £37,500 +7.14% 5
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 24 (61.54%) ISEB
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) QA
3 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
4 13 (33.33%) V-Model
5 11 (28.21%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) Java
5 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.64%) SDLC
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) Selenium
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Test Management
7 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (17.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Finance
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Open Source
11 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
11 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Test Manager
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Programme Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Telematics
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
3 13 (33.33%) V-Model
4 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
5 10 (25.64%) SDLC
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) Test Management
6 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C#
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) ISEB
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) OpenText
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 28 days
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago