Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 130 103
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.89% 0.50% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 3.01% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 33
Nottingham median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,650 £29,750
90th Percentile £39,500 £50,750 £46,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57% -7.89%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 332 299 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 26.73% 16.70% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 253 264 323
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £84,400 £62,500 £61,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.02% -2.19% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Nottingham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Nottingham

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Nottingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Java
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
4 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
5 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Handset
6 1 (9.09%) Softphone
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (9.09%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) QA Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Defect Management
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft