The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 51 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.74% 1.15% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 3.57% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Median salary £46,500 £39,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.87%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 87 140 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 25.29% 32.18% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 138
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Derbyshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +8 6 £46,500 +19.23%
ISTQB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
2 5 (83.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA