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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.11% 1.85% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.64% 5.95% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 17
Median salary £45,000 £33,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% -16.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £39,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.87%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 188 269 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 19.87% 31.03% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 157 176 276
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 25 (71.43%) Selenium
3 23 (65.71%) QA
4 22 (62.86%) Manual Testing
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) ISEB
7 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
7 12 (34.29%) SQL
7 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
7 12 (34.29%) Defect Management
8 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
10 9 (25.71%) SDLC
10 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.71%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Maven
13 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) RESTful
13 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
13 6 (17.14%) Test Management
13 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) MVC
13 6 (17.14%) Project Management
13 6 (17.14%) T-SQL

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 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Selenium
2 11 (31.43%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) Ant
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Maven
4 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
1 13 (37.14%) Test Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) QA Leader
3 8 (22.86%) QA Team Leader
3 8 (22.86%) Team Leader
4 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) QA Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) JDBC
1 6 (17.14%) RESTful
2 3 (8.57%) Behat
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 22 (62.86%) Manual Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Defect Management
4 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
5 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 9 (25.71%) SDLC
8 8 (22.86%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) OOP
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) Scrum
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Go
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago