Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 102 84
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.65% 2.18% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.76% 8.92% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 55
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £33,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.34% -11.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £48,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £34,188 £37,500
% change year-on-year +24.31% -8.83% -

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 Nottingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 354 493 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 18.84% 24.39% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 311 354 552
Nottingham median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,475 £23,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,125 £58,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,425 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -1.47% +1.30% -3.75%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 22 (70.97%) QA
2 20 (64.52%) Regression Testing
3 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
4 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 14 (45.16%) ISEB
6 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
7 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 10 (32.26%) Open Source
9 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
9 9 (29.03%) SDLC
9 9 (29.03%) RAD
9 9 (29.03%) Project Management
9 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
9 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Performance Management
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.13%) SQL
14 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
15 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
15 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
15 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (9.68%) Test Management
16 2 (6.45%) Retail

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 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) QA Leader
2 9 (29.03%) QA Team Leader
2 9 (29.03%) Team Leader
2 9 (29.03%) Test Leader
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Enzyme
1 1 (3.23%) Jest
1 1 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Regression Testing
2 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
4 11 (35.48%) Manual Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Project Management
6 9 (29.03%) RAD
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) SDLC
6 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Performance Management
7 8 (25.81%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.68%) Test Management
10 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.23%) TDD
11 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (70.97%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com