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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 252 283 280
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 62 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 1.81% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 53
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,250 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
2718 2651 3088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.77% 21.83% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2305 2771
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 91 (75.83%) ISEB
2 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.17%) QA
4 40 (33.33%) Finance
4 40 (33.33%) SQL
5 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 32 (26.67%) Degree
7 29 (24.17%) Software Testing
7 29 (24.17%) Manual Testing
8 24 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
9 21 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 20 (16.67%) Test Management
11 19 (15.83%) Automation Testing
12 17 (14.17%) Test Strategy
12 17 (14.17%) .NET
12 17 (14.17%) XML
13 16 (13.33%) Windows
13 16 (13.33%) C#
13 16 (13.33%) Test Planning
14 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 14 (11.67%) Python
15 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (11.67%) Scrum
15 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
15 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
16 13 (10.83%) Selenium
16 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.83%) Drupal
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) BODI
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Selenium
2 8 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.83%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.00%) JMeter
5 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.33%) LoadUI
6 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.33%) TestDirector
6 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.33%) JIRA
7 3 (2.50%) Checkstyle
7 3 (2.50%) Behat
7 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.50%) JUnit
8 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Law
3 5 (4.17%) Billing
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Back Office
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.67%) Front Office
6 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Analyst
2 43 (35.83%) Test Analyst
3 36 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Test Manager
6 12 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) QA Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Tester
8 7 (5.83%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.00%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.00%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) QA Manager
11 4 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Senior Test Manager
12 3 (2.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) .NET
1 17 (14.17%) XML
2 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.17%) HTML
3 11 (9.17%) Web Services
4 8 (6.67%) LINQ
5 3 (2.50%) REST
5 3 (2.50%) CSS
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
6 2 (1.67%) JMS
6 2 (1.67%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.67%) Middleware
6 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.67%) Ajax
6 2 (1.67%) jQuery
6 2 (1.67%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
1 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) Open Source
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.33%) GIS
4 4 (3.33%) Derivative
5 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) Equities
6 2 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.67%) iPhone
6 2 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
3 29 (24.17%) Software Testing
3 29 (24.17%) Manual Testing
4 24 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
6 20 (16.67%) Test Management
7 19 (15.83%) Automation Testing
8 17 (14.17%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.33%) Test Planning
10 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.67%) Scrum
11 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
11 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
12 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2
13 12 (10.00%) Volume Testing
14 11 (9.17%) TDD
15 10 (8.33%) Validation
15 10 (8.33%) Test Automation
15 10 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (13.33%) C#
3 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.67%) Python
5 12 (10.00%) Java
5 12 (10.00%) PHP
6 11 (9.17%) Ruby
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
8 4 (3.33%) C
9 3 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) Groovy
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 91 (75.83%) ISEB
2 32 (26.67%) Degree
3 21 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.17%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Altiris
2 9 (7.50%) Citrix
2 9 (7.50%) HP
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Lumension
4 1 (0.83%) Akamai
4 1 (0.83%) ESRI
4 1 (0.83%) Sophos
4 1 (0.83%) Charles River
4 1 (0.83%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago