Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 120 125
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 7 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.47% 0.91% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 4.68% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 17
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% -6.67%
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 255 385 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 17.24% 19.41% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 192 314 447
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £74,875 £62,500 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Logistics
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Logistics
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle