Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 17 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.84% 0.61% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 2.66% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 24
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -19.48% +18.46%
10th Percentile £32,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £44,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +28.79% -13.16% +16.92%

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 372 527 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.34% 23.08% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 330 389 545
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,125 £23,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £63,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,923
% change year-on-year - +5.48% +1.13%

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 10 £42,500 +37.10%
Mansfield +19 1 £35,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
3 13 (76.47%) ISEB
4 9 (52.94%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
8 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 3 (17.65%) Logistics
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) ERP
8 3 (17.65%) Lotus
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) JUnit
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office

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 3 (17.65%) IBM Domino
1 3 (17.65%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP LE
1 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Appium
3 2 (11.76%) Calabash
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Gatling
3 2 (11.76%) JBehave
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (5.88%) Enzyme
2 1 (5.88%) Jest
2 1 (5.88%) React
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Logistics
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 13 (76.47%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) SAP