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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 55
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - 1.41% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.00% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Median salary - £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 93 175 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 21.14% 35.21% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55 114 69
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,500 £21,125
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) QA
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software 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 2 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA