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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 197 234 288
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +54
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 68 85 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.82% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 3.26% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 78 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
1749 2609 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 25.12% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 2248 2223
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 63 (63.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 58 (58.00%) ISEB
3 46 (46.00%) Functional Testing
4 39 (39.00%) Test Scripting
4 39 (39.00%) Software Testing
5 36 (36.00%) Degree
6 35 (35.00%) Finance
7 31 (31.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (28.00%) SDLC
10 26 (26.00%) JIRA
11 24 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 24 (24.00%) Automated Testing
12 23 (23.00%) QA
12 23 (23.00%) System Integration Testing
13 22 (22.00%) Legal
14 21 (21.00%) Banking
14 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (21.00%) Integration Testing
15 20 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 20 (20.00%) SQL
15 20 (20.00%) Law
16 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 18 (18.00%) Unit Testing
16 18 (18.00%) Selenium
17 17 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (16.00%) Java
18 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
18 16 (16.00%) Change Management
18 16 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.00%) SSH
2 2 (2.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.00%) QlikView
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) JIRA
2 18 (18.00%) Selenium
3 12 (12.00%) JMeter
4 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.00%) Mercurial
6 7 (7.00%) WATIR
7 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.00%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.00%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.00%) Capybara
11 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.00%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.00%) Subversion
11 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (35.00%) Finance
2 22 (22.00%) Legal
3 21 (21.00%) Banking
4 20 (20.00%) Law
5 8 (8.00%) Advertising
6 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (49.00%) Analyst
2 37 (37.00%) Test Analyst
3 30 (30.00%) Tester
4 12 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 11 (11.00%) Applications Support
5 11 (11.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 9 (9.00%) QA Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) XML
3 3 (3.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.00%) JSON
4 2 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (1.00%) Ajax
5 1 (1.00%) Behat
5 1 (1.00%) CGI
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.00%) LAMP
5 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.00%) SWIFT
3 11 (11.00%) Credit Risk
3 11 (11.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.00%) iPad
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 46 (46.00%) Functional Testing
3 39 (39.00%) Software Testing
3 39 (39.00%) Test Scripting
4 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.00%) SDLC
6 24 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 24 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 23 (23.00%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (21.00%) Integration Testing
9 20 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 18 (18.00%) Unit Testing
11 16 (16.00%) Change Management
12 15 (15.00%) Manual Testing
13 14 (14.00%) Time Management
14 13 (13.00%) Automation Testing
14 13 (13.00%) BDD
14 13 (13.00%) ITIL
14 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
15 12 (12.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (16.00%) Java
3 15 (15.00%) C
4 9 (9.00%) Ruby
5 8 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (6.00%) COBOL
6 6 (6.00%) VB
6 6 (6.00%) VB6
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (58.00%) ISEB
2 36 (36.00%) Degree
3 31 (31.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.00%) QA
2 11 (11.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) SAP
3 11 (11.00%) Bloomberg
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 11 (11.00%) Reuters
4 10 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (7.00%) Rally
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.00%) VMware
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