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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 29 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.38% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.67% 4.25% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,900 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
378 353 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 31.01% 27.71% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 295 271 309
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,479 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +18 27 £40,000 +23.07% 1
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (62.79%) QA
2 23 (53.49%) ISEB
3 19 (44.19%) Software Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 18 (41.86%) Automation Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Selenium
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.88%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) Open Source
7 14 (32.56%) Risk Analysis
7 14 (32.56%) RAD
7 14 (32.56%) Wireshark
8 13 (30.23%) VoIP
8 13 (30.23%) WAN
8 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
9 12 (27.91%) CCNA
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Avaya
9 12 (27.91%) RTP
9 12 (27.91%) DHCP
9 12 (27.91%) MCSE
9 12 (27.91%) MCITP
9 12 (27.91%) VLAN
9 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
9 12 (27.91%) VMware

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
2 14 (32.56%) Wireshark
3 13 (30.23%) VoIP
3 13 (30.23%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) RTP
4 12 (27.91%) DHCP
4 12 (27.91%) VLAN
4 12 (27.91%) H.323
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
2 12 (27.91%) FogBugz
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.98%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Tester
2 20 (46.51%) Software Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Automated Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Developer
9 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
1 3 (6.98%) XSD
1 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Open Source
2 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Software Testing
2 18 (41.86%) Scrum
2 18 (41.86%) Automation Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (32.56%) RAD
5 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) Test Management
8 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
11 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C#
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) VB
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) ISEB
2 15 (34.88%) Degree
3 12 (27.91%) CCNA
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (27.91%) MCSE
3 12 (27.91%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
1 12 (27.91%) Avaya
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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