Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +39
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.19% 2.07% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 10.83% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 26
Leicestershire median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,300 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,045
% change year-on-year +21.43% +5.92% -5.59%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 277 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.81% 19.09% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 215 246
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,700 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,250 £54,921
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +32 10 £52,500 +44.83% 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Magento
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Capybara
7 1 (9.09%) Calabash

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Calabash
3 1 (9.09%) Capybara
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Protractor
3 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) API Testing
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP