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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.20% 1.08% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 3.70% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
396 324 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 31.08% 29.16% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 286 247 261
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +11 28 £35,000 +9.37% 5
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (57.78%) ISEB
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) QA
4 19 (42.22%) Automated Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Test Strategy
6 15 (33.33%) Degree
6 15 (33.33%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) C#
7 14 (31.11%) Selenium
7 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (28.89%) V-Model
8 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
9 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Finance
10 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
11 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Test Management
12 9 (20.00%) SDLC
13 8 (17.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.56%) HP UFT
14 7 (15.56%) Scrum
14 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
14 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
15 6 (13.33%) Retail
15 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
16 5 (11.11%) TDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) HP UFT
2 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.89%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Polish Language
3 4 (8.89%) Spanish Language
3 4 (8.89%) Swedish Language
4 2 (4.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Junior
5 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Telematics
3 1 (2.22%) W3C
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Automated Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Test Strategy
4 13 (28.89%) V-Model
4 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
5 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
7 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Test Management
8 9 (20.00%) SDLC
9 8 (17.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) TDD
11 5 (11.11%) Logistics
11 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) ISEB
2 15 (33.33%) Degree
3 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) OpenText
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