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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.96% 1.99% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.81% 6.50% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
477 354 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.62% 30.62% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 341 290 265
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £52,409
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +20 42 £37,500 +7.14% 4
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (60.66%) ISEB
2 35 (57.38%) QA
3 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Finance
4 28 (45.90%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 27 (44.26%) Software Testing
6 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
7 22 (36.07%) Selenium
7 22 (36.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
8 19 (31.15%) Automated Testing
9 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Automation Testing
11 14 (22.95%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) SDLC
13 11 (18.03%) HP UFT
13 11 (18.03%) Degree
14 10 (16.39%) OO
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
15 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
15 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
15 9 (14.75%) SpecFlow
15 9 (14.75%) OOP
15 9 (14.75%) Scrum
16 8 (13.11%) Test Management
16 8 (13.11%) Electronic Trading
17 7 (11.48%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) HP UFT
3 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
3 9 (14.75%) SpecFlow
4 7 (11.48%) Ranorex
5 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
5 5 (8.20%) Bugzilla
6 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Polish Language
4 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
4 4 (6.56%) Swedish Language
5 2 (3.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Analyst
2 24 (39.34%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Tester
4 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Lead Test Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Programme Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Junior
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
1 5 (8.20%) XML
2 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
1 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
1 4 (6.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) Software Testing
3 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
4 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
4 19 (31.15%) Automated Testing
5 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (22.95%) Automation Testing
7 13 (21.31%) SDLC
8 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
8 10 (16.39%) OO
9 9 (14.75%) OOP
9 9 (14.75%) Scrum
9 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.11%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (13.11%) Test Management
11 7 (11.48%) BDD
11 7 (11.48%) TDD
11 7 (11.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.20%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) C#
1 28 (45.90%) Java
2 14 (22.95%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) ISEB
2 22 (36.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (18.03%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) OpenText
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28,695 - 37,394 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago