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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.84% 1.18% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.50% 3.94% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
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
418 406 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.52% 30.05% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 327 281
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £55,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +17 23 £40,000 +23.07% 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (66.67%) QA
2 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
4 20 (44.44%) Selenium
4 20 (44.44%) ISEB
4 20 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 18 (40.00%) Open Source
5 18 (40.00%) Degree
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (40.00%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) Risk Analysis
6 17 (37.78%) RAD
6 17 (37.78%) Wireshark
7 16 (35.56%) VoIP
7 16 (35.56%) WAN
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (33.33%) Avaya
8 15 (33.33%) RTP
8 15 (33.33%) DHCP
8 15 (33.33%) MCSE
8 15 (33.33%) VMware
8 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 15 (33.33%) H.323
8 15 (33.33%) MCITP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (2.22%) MS Office
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%) DHCP
4 15 (33.33%) RTP
4 15 (33.33%) H.323
4 15 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Tester
2 23 (51.11%) Software Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Automated Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Automated Test Developer
9 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) XML
1 3 (6.67%) XSD
1 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Open Source
2 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
2 22 (48.89%) Scrum
3 20 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) RAD
4 17 (37.78%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Test Management
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
12 1 (2.22%) Functional Testing
12 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C#
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VB
3 3 (6.67%) Ruby
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) ISEB
2 18 (40.00%) Degree
3 15 (33.33%) MCSE
3 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (66.67%) 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
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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