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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / City of London
Rank 197 194 242
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 32 61 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 3.43% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 74
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,834 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
1225 1780 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.37% 26.15% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1578 2203
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the City of London

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 54 (80.60%) ISEB
2 41 (61.19%) QA
3 39 (58.21%) Selenium
4 38 (56.72%) SQL
5 34 (50.75%) Test Management
6 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (46.27%) Software Testing
8 29 (43.28%) Test Automation
9 28 (41.79%) Finance
10 27 (40.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (38.81%) Relational Database
12 24 (35.82%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (35.82%) HP
13 23 (34.33%) Oracle
13 23 (34.33%) MS Office
13 23 (34.33%) XML
14 22 (32.84%) CRM
15 21 (31.34%) Test Scripting
16 20 (29.85%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (29.85%) Siebel
16 20 (29.85%) MS Project
16 20 (29.85%) Sun
16 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
17 19 (28.36%) Management Information System
17 19 (28.36%) Defect Management
18 16 (23.88%) Java
18 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
19 13 (19.40%) SDLC

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 (7.46%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (34.33%) MS Office
2 20 (29.85%) MS Project
2 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) Relational Database
2 20 (29.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Selenium
2 11 (16.42%) HP UFT
2 11 (16.42%) LoadRunner
3 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.43%) JIRA
4 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.45%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.97%) Gatling
8 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.99%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.99%) Maven
9 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.99%) Toad
10 1 (1.49%) Appium
10 1 (1.49%) Calabash
10 1 (1.49%) NUnit
10 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.49%) WATIR
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Legal
3 11 (16.42%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Test Leader
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Tester
3 15 (22.39%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Lead Tester
4 9 (13.43%) Siebel Tester
5 7 (10.45%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.46%) CRM Specialist
6 5 (7.46%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (5.97%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.48%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) QA Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) Apache CXF
4 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.99%) RESTful
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (28.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Test Management
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) Software Testing
4 29 (43.28%) Test Automation
5 27 (40.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (32.84%) CRM
8 21 (31.34%) Test Scripting
9 19 (28.36%) Defect Management
10 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
11 13 (19.40%) SDLC
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Service Management
13 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
13 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (11.94%) BDD
14 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
15 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
15 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 8 (11.94%) C#
4 7 (10.45%) Ruby
5 4 (5.97%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) C
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (80.60%) ISEB
2 13 (19.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (61.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) HP
2 23 (34.33%) Oracle
3 20 (29.85%) Siebel
3 20 (29.85%) Sun
4 11 (16.42%) SAP
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Cognos
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.99%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) Pega
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
8 1 (1.49%) Teradata
8 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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