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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 216 259 259
Rank change year-on-year
+43 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 33 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 1.62% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 61
Median salary £43,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,966 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +3.54%
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
1291 2038 2879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.45% 23.63% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1748 2360
Median salary £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (62.30%) ISEB
3 36 (59.02%) QA
4 28 (45.90%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) Selenium
5 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (36.07%) Java
7 19 (31.15%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (27.87%) Defect Management
8 17 (27.87%) Open Source
9 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
9 16 (26.23%) Test Scripting
9 16 (26.23%) Test Strategy
10 15 (24.59%) Performance Testing
10 15 (24.59%) Scrum
11 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
12 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.67%) TDD
13 12 (19.67%) Test Management
13 12 (19.67%) BDD
13 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
14 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
14 11 (18.03%) HP
14 11 (18.03%) .NET
15 10 (16.39%) Oracle
15 10 (16.39%) C#
15 10 (16.39%) XML
15 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
15 10 (16.39%) HP UFT

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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.56%) MS Project
4 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.64%) SSH
1 1 (1.64%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Selenium
2 10 (16.39%) HP UFT
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) JIRA
3 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.11%) JMeter
5 7 (11.48%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.84%) Burp Suite
6 6 (9.84%) FitNesse
6 6 (9.84%) Protractor
7 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
7 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.20%) WATIR
8 4 (6.56%) NUnit
9 3 (4.92%) JUnit
9 3 (4.92%) Ranorex
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.92%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.28%) Hudson
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Test Manager
3 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Tester
4 10 (16.39%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
6 5 (8.20%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) QA Manager
6 5 (8.20%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) OAT Manager
7 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) CRM Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) XML
3 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) HTML
5 6 (9.84%) Apache CXF
5 6 (9.84%) Web Services
6 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.56%) Ajax
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 4 (6.56%) XBRL
8 3 (4.92%) REST
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
9 1 (1.64%) CSS
9 1 (1.64%) RESTful
9 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Defect Management
2 17 (27.87%) Open Source
3 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
3 16 (26.23%) Test Scripting
3 16 (26.23%) Test Strategy
4 15 (24.59%) Performance Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Scrum
5 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
6 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
6 12 (19.67%) BDD
6 12 (19.67%) TDD
6 12 (19.67%) Test Management
7 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
8 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.75%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (14.75%) User Stories
10 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) C#
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) COBOL
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) ISEB
2 19 (31.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (59.02%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) HP
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (9.84%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Siebel
5 3 (4.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.28%) Cognos
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Pega
7 1 (1.64%) Rally
7 1 (1.64%) Reuters
7 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago