Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 105 98
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.04% 1.93% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 7.87% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 56
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £34,188 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.31% -8.83% -
10th Percentile £32,050 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,625 £48,125
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,045
% change year-on-year +21.43% +5.92% -5.59%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 396 572 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 19.28% 24.53% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 350 423 576
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £39,125 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,775 £61,250 £60,625
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
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 within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 -5 30 £42,500 +27.34%
Mansfield +23 6 £40,000 +14.29%
ISTQB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 25 (59.52%) Selenium
3 24 (57.14%) QA
4 22 (52.38%) ISEB
5 19 (45.24%) Regression Testing
6 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 14 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (28.57%) SDLC
8 12 (28.57%) Defect Management
8 12 (28.57%) Degree
8 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (28.57%) Project Management
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) Open Source
11 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
11 9 (21.43%) RAD
11 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
12 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
13 7 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.29%) Java
15 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
15 5 (11.90%) JIRA
15 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
15 5 (11.90%) Robot Framework

ISTQB
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 (7.14%) IBM Domino
1 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) Robot Framework
3 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) TestRail
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) QA Team Leader
3 9 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 8 (19.05%) Test Leader
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.38%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Enzyme
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Jest
2 1 (2.38%) React
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 19 (45.24%) Regression Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) SDLC
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Open Source
6 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 9 (21.43%) RAD
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
8 7 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.14%) Time Management
10 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) ISEB
2 14 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Lotus
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com