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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 249 281 264
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 71 45 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.75% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 69
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2915 2573 3163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.31% 21.76% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2260 2840
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 89 (72.95%) ISEB
2 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.89%) SQL
4 42 (34.43%) QA
5 41 (33.61%) Finance
6 36 (29.51%) Degree
7 32 (26.23%) Manual Testing
8 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
9 29 (23.77%) Software Testing
10 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.39%) XML
12 19 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (14.75%) Selenium
13 18 (14.75%) .NET
13 18 (14.75%) Automation Testing
13 18 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (13.93%) C#
14 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
15 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
16 15 (12.30%) Test Strategy
16 15 (12.30%) Test Management
16 15 (12.30%) Automated Testing
16 15 (12.30%) Python
17 14 (11.48%) Scrum
17 14 (11.48%) Windows
18 13 (10.66%) HTML
18 13 (10.66%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.46%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.82%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) SSL
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) BODI
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Selenium
2 13 (10.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.74%) JMeter
3 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.92%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.92%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.92%) JIRA
5 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.28%) JUnit
6 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.28%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.28%) LoadUI
7 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.46%) Behat
7 3 (2.46%) Maven
7 3 (2.46%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.64%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 41 (33.61%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Law
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Billing
4 4 (3.28%) Back Office
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
6 2 (1.64%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Analyst
2 46 (37.70%) Test Analyst
3 35 (28.69%) Test Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Test Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Tester
6 12 (9.84%) QA Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.74%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.74%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.28%) QA Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.46%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.46%) Technical Test Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Test Specialist
12 2 (1.64%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) XML
2 18 (14.75%) .NET
3 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.66%) HTML
5 9 (7.38%) LINQ
6 7 (5.74%) Web Services
7 4 (3.28%) SOAP
8 3 (2.46%) Middleware
8 3 (2.46%) CSS
8 3 (2.46%) REST
9 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.64%) jQuery
9 2 (1.64%) XSLT
9 2 (1.64%) JMS
9 2 (1.64%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.64%) Ajax
9 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Open Source
1 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.38%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.28%) Derivative
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.64%) GIS
6 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.64%) Equities
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) iPad
6 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.82%) New Media
7 1 (0.82%) iPhone
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.46%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.23%) Manual Testing
3 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
4 29 (23.77%) Software Testing
5 24 (19.67%) Regression Testing
6 19 (15.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (14.75%) Automation Testing
8 16 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.30%) Test Management
9 15 (12.30%) Test Strategy
9 15 (12.30%) Automated Testing
10 14 (11.48%) Scrum
11 12 (9.84%) Volume Testing
11 12 (9.84%) TDD
11 12 (9.84%) Test Planning
12 11 (9.02%) Coaching
13 9 (7.38%) Validation
13 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) SQL
2 17 (13.93%) C#
2 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.30%) Python
4 13 (10.66%) Java
5 11 (9.02%) PHP
5 11 (9.02%) Ruby
6 6 (4.92%) Perl
7 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.46%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) Groovy
9 2 (1.64%) XQuery
10 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (72.95%) ISEB
2 36 (29.51%) Degree
3 18 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (34.43%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) Oracle
2 11 (9.02%) HP
3 10 (8.20%) Altiris
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.38%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.82%) Sophos
5 1 (0.82%) Charles River
5 1 (0.82%) ESRI
5 1 (0.82%) Akamai
5 1 (0.82%) Lumension
5 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago