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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.98% 1.55% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 4.95% 6.59%
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 £57,500 £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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 323 410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 19.76% 31.36% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 166 227 288
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,787 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +11 19 £45,000 +34.83% 2
ISTQB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 28 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 25 (69.44%) Selenium
3 23 (63.89%) QA
4 22 (61.11%) Manual Testing
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) ISEB
7 14 (38.89%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 12 (33.33%) Defect Management
9 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
9 11 (30.56%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
9 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.00%) SDLC
11 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Java
12 8 (22.22%) JIRA
12 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (19.44%) Scenario Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Scrum
14 6 (16.67%) MVC
14 6 (16.67%) Project Management
14 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 6 (16.67%) Ant
14 6 (16.67%) OOP
14 6 (16.67%) OO
14 6 (16.67%) RAD
14 6 (16.67%) JDBC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Selenium
2 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) Ant
5 6 (16.67%) Maven
6 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.78%) JMeter
9 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
1 14 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) QA Leader
3 8 (22.22%) QA Team Leader
3 8 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Developer in Test
7 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Software Tester
8 3 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) JDBC
1 6 (16.67%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) Behat
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 22 (61.11%) Manual Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
5 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Functional Testing
7 9 (25.00%) SDLC
7 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (16.67%) OOP
9 6 (16.67%) Project Management
9 6 (16.67%) RAD
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Test Management
9 6 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Go
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISEB
2 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
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