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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 275 274 244
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 58 52 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.93% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 82
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
3054 2690 3021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.84% 22.40% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 2367 2755
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 £70,000
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 23 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 23 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 73 (74.49%) ISEB
2 40 (40.82%) SQL
2 40 (40.82%) QA
3 34 (34.69%) Finance
4 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
5 29 (29.59%) Software Testing
6 28 (28.57%) Degree
7 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (22.45%) Selenium
9 19 (19.39%) Manual Testing
9 19 (19.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (18.37%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (17.35%) Automated Testing
11 17 (17.35%) Test Automation
11 17 (17.35%) Automation Testing
12 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
12 16 (16.33%) HP
12 16 (16.33%) Java
12 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.31%) XML
13 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (14.29%) C#
14 14 (14.29%) .NET
14 14 (14.29%) Oracle
15 13 (13.27%) Python
15 13 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
16 12 (12.24%) Open Source
16 12 (12.24%) Performance Testing
16 12 (12.24%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.06%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.06%) LiveLink
1 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.02%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.02%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) BODI
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Selenium
2 18 (18.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
4 11 (11.22%) JMeter
5 8 (8.16%) LoadRunner
5 8 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.12%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.12%) Maven
6 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.08%) JUnit
8 4 (4.08%) Subversion
8 4 (4.08%) JIRA
8 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.06%) Ant
9 3 (3.06%) JDeveloper
9 3 (3.06%) CruiseControl
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Law
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.04%) Front Office
5 2 (2.04%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Analyst
2 37 (37.76%) Test Analyst
3 22 (22.45%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Tester
5 10 (10.20%) QA Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.12%) QA Manager
8 5 (5.10%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.06%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.04%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) XML
2 14 (14.29%) .NET
3 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.18%) HTML
5 8 (8.16%) Web Services
6 6 (6.12%) LINQ
7 4 (4.08%) RESTful
7 4 (4.08%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.08%) SOAP
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) JSON
8 3 (3.06%) REST
9 2 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.04%) jQuery
9 2 (2.04%) MDX
9 2 (2.04%) WCF
9 2 (2.04%) Ajax
9 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Open Source
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.04%) Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Statistics
7 1 (1.02%) AS400
7 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.02%) Equities
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.02%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.04%) UNIX
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
2 29 (29.59%) Software Testing
3 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.39%) Manual Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.35%) Automation Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Automated Testing
6 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
7 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (12.24%) Scrum
8 12 (12.24%) Regression Testing
8 12 (12.24%) Performance Testing
9 10 (10.20%) Test Management
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.16%) TDD
12 7 (7.14%) BDD
13 6 (6.12%) Volume Testing
13 6 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.82%) SQL
2 16 (16.33%) Java
2 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.29%) C#
4 13 (13.27%) Python
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 8 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.08%) VBScript
7 4 (4.08%) Perl
8 3 (3.06%) XQuery
9 2 (2.04%) XPath
9 2 (2.04%) Groovy
9 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (74.49%) ISEB
2 28 (28.57%) Degree
3 19 (19.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (9.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (9.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) HP
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Citrix
4 6 (6.12%) Altiris
5 2 (2.04%) Charles River
6 1 (1.02%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.02%) Sophis
6 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Omniture
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Akamai
6 1 (1.02%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.02%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.02%) Reuters
6 1 (1.02%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Murex
6 1 (1.02%) Calypso
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10 % pension + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago