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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.41% 0.84% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 2.50% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% -46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £33,250 £70,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
420 400 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 36.97% 33.64% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 323 283 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +16 16 £34,000 -12.25% 4
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
1 28 (62.22%) QA
2 26 (57.78%) Scrum
3 22 (48.89%) Automation Testing
4 20 (44.44%) Selenium
5 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (40.00%) Open Source
6 17 (37.78%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (37.78%) ISEB
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) RAD
6 17 (37.78%) Degree
6 17 (37.78%) Wireshark
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (35.56%) VoIP
7 16 (35.56%) WAN
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) H.323
8 15 (33.33%) RTP
8 15 (33.33%) DHCP
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco
8 15 (33.33%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (33.33%) Avaya
8 15 (33.33%) MCSE
8 15 (33.33%) MCITP
8 15 (33.33%) VLAN
8 15 (33.33%) VMware

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (37.78%) Wireshark
3 16 (35.56%) VoIP
3 16 (35.56%) WAN
4 15 (33.33%) H.323
4 15 (33.33%) RTP
4 15 (33.33%) DHCP
4 15 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Tester
2 20 (44.44%) Software Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Automated Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Open Source
2 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
2 26 (57.78%) Scrum
3 22 (48.89%) Automation Testing
4 17 (37.78%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (37.78%) RAD
4 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Test Management
9 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.89%) V-Model
10 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.44%) Kanban
11 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.22%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISEB
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) CCNA
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (33.33%) MCSE
2 15 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (62.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco
1 15 (33.33%) Avaya
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
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