Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 72 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.25% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 4.00% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Leicester median annual salary £38,750 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.02% -16.00% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £28,050 £33,000
90th Percentile £49,300 £49,850 £43,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +20.83%

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 94 125 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.69% 18.46% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 87 113 132
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% +15.75%
10th Percentile £26,400 £22,500 £22,775
90th Percentile £83,250 £52,500 £62,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) UI Automator
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Google