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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / City of London
Rank 187 193 238
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 37 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 3.93% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 70
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1207 1655 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.07% 26.01% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1479 2171
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 £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £72,500 £82,500
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 49 (80.33%) ISEB
2 39 (63.93%) QA
3 38 (62.30%) SQL
4 36 (59.02%) Selenium
5 32 (52.46%) Test Management
6 30 (49.18%) Software Testing
7 29 (47.54%) Finance
7 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (42.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (42.62%) HP
8 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
9 25 (40.98%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
9 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (39.34%) MS Office
11 23 (37.70%) Oracle
11 23 (37.70%) XML
12 22 (36.07%) CRM
12 22 (36.07%) Defect Management
13 20 (32.79%) Siebel
13 20 (32.79%) MS Project
13 20 (32.79%) Sun
13 20 (32.79%) MS Visio
13 20 (32.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (31.15%) Test Scripting
14 19 (31.15%) Management Information System
15 14 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
17 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (39.34%) MS Office
2 20 (32.79%) MS Project
2 20 (32.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
2 20 (32.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (4.92%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
2 11 (18.03%) HP UFT
2 11 (18.03%) JIRA
3 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.92%) Gatling
6 3 (4.92%) WATIR
6 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) NUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.28%) Toad
8 1 (1.64%) Appium
8 1 (1.64%) Calabash
8 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Legal
3 8 (13.11%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Test Leader
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Test Analyst
4 13 (21.31%) Tester
5 9 (14.75%) Lead Tester
5 9 (14.75%) Siebel Tester
6 5 (8.20%) CRM Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Test Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) XML
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.92%) Ajax
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (4.92%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) Web Services
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
7 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (31.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Test Management
2 30 (49.18%) Software Testing
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
4 26 (42.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (36.07%) CRM
6 22 (36.07%) Defect Management
7 19 (31.15%) Test Scripting
8 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
9 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.03%) Automation Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Scrum
10 11 (18.03%) SDLC
11 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.11%) Service Management
12 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (9.84%) BDD
13 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (80.33%) ISEB
2 14 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (63.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) HP
2 23 (37.70%) Oracle
3 20 (32.79%) Siebel
3 20 (32.79%) Sun
4 9 (14.75%) SAP
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) Cognos
6 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 2 (3.28%) Pega
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago