Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 105 99
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.51% 1.92% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 8.59% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 41
Nottingham median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £46,250 £46,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +1.33%

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 296 454 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 16.61% 22.33% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 262 325 460
Nottingham median annual salary £39,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.19% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £66,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,175 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.56% - -

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java

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 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com