The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 273 274 234
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 58 52 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.44% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.94% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 83
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3089 2676 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.01% 22.40% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 2364 2741
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
London

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the City of London

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 69 (73.40%) ISEB
2 39 (41.49%) SQL
3 36 (38.30%) QA
4 30 (31.91%) Test Scripting
5 29 (30.85%) Finance
6 28 (29.79%) Degree
7 26 (27.66%) Software Testing
8 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (23.40%) Selenium
10 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
11 18 (19.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (18.09%) Java
12 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
12 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
12 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
12 17 (18.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (17.02%) Automation Testing
14 15 (15.96%) XML
15 14 (14.89%) Oracle
15 14 (14.89%) HP
15 14 (14.89%) Test Strategy
16 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
16 13 (13.83%) .NET
16 13 (13.83%) C#
16 13 (13.83%) Python
17 12 (12.77%) Scrum
17 12 (12.77%) Open Source
17 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
18 11 (11.70%) HP Quality Center

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.06%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.32%) MySQL
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) BODI
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Selenium
2 18 (19.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (11.70%) JMeter
3 11 (11.70%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.51%) LoadRunner
5 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.38%) Maven
6 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.32%) JUnit
7 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.32%) JIRA
7 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.26%) Subversion
8 4 (4.26%) LoadUI
9 3 (3.19%) Ant
9 3 (3.19%) Checkstyle
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Law
3 4 (4.26%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Front Office
5 2 (2.13%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Analyst
2 37 (39.36%) Test Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Tester
5 10 (10.64%) QA Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) QA Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.32%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.19%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Test Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Senior QA Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Senior QA Manager
11 2 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) XML
2 13 (13.83%) .NET
3 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.57%) HTML
5 8 (8.51%) Web Services
6 6 (6.38%) LINQ
7 5 (5.32%) SOAP
8 4 (4.26%) RESTful
8 4 (4.26%) REST
9 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.19%) CSS
9 3 (3.19%) JSON
9 3 (3.19%) Middleware
10 2 (2.13%) Ajax
10 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.13%) MDX
10 2 (2.13%) WCF
10 2 (2.13%) XSLT
10 2 (2.13%) JMS
10 2 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Open Source
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) Derivative
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) AS400
7 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.06%) Equities
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Test Scripting
2 26 (27.66%) Software Testing
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.21%) Manual Testing
5 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
5 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
6 16 (17.02%) Automation Testing
7 14 (14.89%) Test Strategy
8 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
9 12 (12.77%) Scrum
9 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.57%) TDD
12 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.51%) BDD
12 8 (8.51%) Test Management
13 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (7.45%) SOA
14 6 (6.38%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) Java
2 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) C#
3 13 (13.83%) Python
4 9 (9.57%) Ruby
5 8 (8.51%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.26%) VBScript
6 4 (4.26%) Perl
7 3 (3.19%) XQuery
8 2 (2.13%) XPath
8 2 (2.13%) Groovy
8 2 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (73.40%) ISEB
2 28 (29.79%) Degree
3 17 (18.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (7.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (38.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle
1 14 (14.89%) HP
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Citrix
3 6 (6.38%) Altiris
4 2 (2.13%) Charles River
5 1 (1.06%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.06%) Sophis
5 1 (1.06%) Omniture
5 1 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Akamai
5 1 (1.06%) Hitwise
5 1 (1.06%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) Murex
5 1 (1.06%) Calypso
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10 % pension + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago