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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 84 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.49% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 0.89% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £33,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,670 £35,000 £29,700
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
422 336 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 31.38% 27.47% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 285 270 287
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +17 20 £35,000 - 6
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (62.16%) ISEB
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) QA
4 12 (32.43%) V-Model
4 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) Java
9 7 (18.92%) Selenium
9 7 (18.92%) Test Management
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 4 (10.81%) Windows
11 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
12 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (8.11%) FogBugz
12 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) VoIP
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) RTP
1 3 (8.11%) H.323
1 3 (8.11%) VLAN
1 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Test Manager
2 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Automated Test Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Open Source
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Telematics
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) V-Model
2 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Management
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) RAD
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Avaya
1 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago