The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 220 264 268
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 27 49 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 2.07% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 59
Median salary £48,750 £56,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +35.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,010 £36,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISTQB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1364 2369 3042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.99% 23.78% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 2044 2491
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the City of London region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in the City of London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the City of London

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 43 (67.19%) ISEB
2 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (56.25%) QA
4 24 (37.50%) Java
4 24 (37.50%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 21 (32.81%) Selenium
7 20 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (31.25%) Finance
8 19 (29.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
10 17 (26.56%) Open Source
11 16 (25.00%) TDD
11 16 (25.00%) JIRA
12 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
12 15 (23.44%) Automation Testing
13 14 (21.88%) BDD
13 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
14 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
14 13 (20.31%) Scrum
15 12 (18.75%) JMeter
15 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
15 12 (18.75%) User Stories
15 12 (18.75%) Defect Management
15 12 (18.75%) Security Testing
15 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
16 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
16 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.56%) SSH
1 1 (1.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Selenium
2 16 (25.00%) JIRA
3 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.75%) JMeter
4 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 10 (15.63%) HP UFT
6 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.50%) WATIR
8 6 (9.38%) Burp Suite
8 6 (9.38%) FitNesse
8 6 (9.38%) Protractor
9 5 (7.81%) Mercurial
10 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
10 4 (6.25%) NUnit
10 4 (6.25%) Ranorex
10 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.69%) JUnit
11 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Test Manager
2 13 (20.31%) Tester
3 7 (10.94%) Software Tester
3 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
4 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
4 6 (9.38%) QA Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior QA Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) QA Leader
5 5 (7.81%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) OAT Manager
6 4 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) QA Manager
6 4 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) SOAP
1 10 (15.63%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) Apache CXF
5 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.25%) WCF
5 4 (6.25%) XBRL
6 3 (4.69%) Ajax
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) WinForms
7 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.81%) iPad
3 5 (7.81%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.69%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.56%) Equities
6 1 (1.56%) Fintech
6 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
1 4 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 17 (26.56%) Open Source
5 16 (25.00%) TDD
6 15 (23.44%) Automation Testing
7 14 (21.88%) BDD
7 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Performance Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) Defect Management
9 12 (18.75%) Security Testing
9 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 12 (18.75%) User Stories
10 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
12 9 (14.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Java
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) Ruby
3 8 (12.50%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) C
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) COBOL
6 1 (1.56%) VB6
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) ISEB
2 19 (29.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 9 (14.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (56.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (15.63%) SAP
2 8 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (7.81%) Rally
6 3 (4.69%) Bloomberg
6 3 (4.69%) Reuters
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
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