Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 67 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.53% 0.86% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.13% 5.38% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Leicester median annual salary £49,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -10.00% +0.47%
10th Percentile £34,575 £27,600 £26,700
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,400 £38,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £49,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +52.31% -7.14% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 93 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 18.81% 15.98% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 107 80 123
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £29,174 £24,000 £22,150
90th Percentile £66,000 £52,500 £63,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Leicester

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Leicester

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (70.00%) NeoLoad
3 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) SMS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (10.00%) Google
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (70.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) UI Automator
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Google