The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
UK / England
Rank 268 322 304
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 911 950 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.00% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 3.61% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 776 806 835
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19184 26306 27260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.68% 27.62% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15217 21306 21811
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISTQB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the England region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in England

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in England

ISTQB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +82 216 £36,500 -2.66% 28
London +23 177 £47,500 -5.00% 31
Yorkshire +31 135 £42,500 +21.42% 16
South West +44 114 £37,500 +11.94% 16
East of England +23 88 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North West -46 84 £35,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +11 54 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +31 38 £36,000 -2.70% 1
North East -1 6 £32,000 -5.18%
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 1269 (67.79%) ISEB
2 1155 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (41.29%) Selenium
4 677 (36.16%) QA
5 629 (33.60%) Software Testing
6 624 (33.33%) SQL
7 502 (26.82%) Test Automation
8 488 (26.07%) Test Scripting
9 473 (25.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 471 (25.16%) Finance
11 406 (21.69%) Java
12 405 (21.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 361 (19.28%) Automated Testing
14 354 (18.91%) Test Management
15 345 (18.43%) JIRA
16 344 (18.38%) Test Strategy
17 342 (18.27%) C#
18 333 (17.79%) Scrum
19 329 (17.57%) Microsoft
20 322 (17.20%) BDD
20 322 (17.20%) SDLC
21 317 (16.93%) Cucumber
22 310 (16.56%) Automation Testing
23 299 (15.97%) Functional Testing
24 271 (14.48%) Degree
25 266 (14.21%) Manual Testing
26 260 (13.89%) TDD
27 259 (13.84%) Regression Testing
28 246 (13.14%) HP
28 246 (13.14%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 47 (2.51%) Confluence
2 35 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.39%) IIS
4 17 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.48%) ArcGIS
5 9 (0.48%) GlassFish
5 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.27%) Documentum
7 3 (0.16%) CMS
7 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.053%) Apache
9 1 (0.053%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.053%) FileNet
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 187 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 96 (5.13%) MS Office
3 70 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 40 (2.14%) MS Project
5 19 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) Mingle
8 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.28%) SaaS
2 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.43%) GitHub
5 7 (0.37%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.053%) Heroku
7 1 (0.053%) IaaS
7 1 (0.053%) PaaS
7 1 (0.053%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.91%) SSH
2 12 (0.64%) LAN
3 11 (0.59%) WAN
4 10 (0.53%) HTTP
4 10 (0.53%) Internet
4 10 (0.53%) IP Telephony
5 9 (0.48%) Firewall
6 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.16%) VoIP
8 2 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.053%) GSM
9 1 (0.053%) LTE
9 1 (0.053%) RTSP
9 1 (0.053%) SSL
9 1 (0.053%) UMTS
9 1 (0.053%) VLAN
9 1 (0.053%) Wireless
9 1 (0.053%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.053%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 33 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 28 (1.50%) MySQL
6 17 (0.91%) GIS
7 14 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.37%) Big Data
13 6 (0.32%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
14 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.21%) MS Access
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.21%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 773 (41.29%) Selenium
2 345 (18.43%) JIRA
3 317 (16.93%) Cucumber
4 219 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 195 (10.42%) SoapUI
6 193 (10.31%) WebDriver
7 175 (9.35%) JMeter
8 164 (8.76%) LoadRunner
9 150 (8.01%) HP UFT
10 131 (7.00%) Jenkins
11 96 (5.13%) Git (software)
12 90 (4.81%) SpecFlow
13 71 (3.79%) Visual Studio
14 57 (3.04%) JUnit
15 43 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (2.14%) Eclipse
17 38 (2.03%) Appium
18 35 (1.87%) Ranorex
18 35 (1.87%) Subversion
19 29 (1.55%) TestNG
General
1 471 (25.16%) Finance
2 174 (9.29%) Banking
3 87 (4.65%) Retail
4 64 (3.42%) Legal
5 57 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.76%) Law
8 32 (1.71%) Marketing
9 20 (1.07%) Games
10 18 (0.96%) Electronics
11 17 (0.91%) Back Office
12 14 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.69%) Advertising
14 12 (0.64%) Automotive
15 8 (0.43%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.27%) Publishing
17 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.16%) Front Office
19 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 811 (43.32%) Analyst
2 746 (39.85%) Test Analyst
3 292 (15.60%) Test Engineer
4 291 (15.54%) Tester
5 229 (12.23%) Test Manager
6 216 (11.54%) Test Leader
7 153 (8.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 124 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
9 122 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
10 121 (6.46%) Software Analyst
11 114 (6.09%) Software Test Analyst
12 113 (6.04%) QA Analyst
13 112 (5.98%) Test Automation Engineer
14 110 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
15 91 (4.86%) Team Leader
16 84 (4.49%) Automation Tester
17 83 (4.43%) QA Engineer
18 80 (4.27%) Software Tester
19 75 (4.01%) QA Test Analyst
20 67 (3.58%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (10.95%) .NET
2 153 (8.17%) XML
3 140 (7.48%) SOAP
4 130 (6.94%) Web Services
5 98 (5.24%) Gherkin
6 97 (5.18%) HTML
7 48 (2.56%) REST
8 46 (2.46%) CSS
9 42 (2.24%) ASP.NET
10 22 (1.18%) J2EE
11 19 (1.01%) RESTful
12 15 (0.80%) Ajax
12 15 (0.80%) GWT
13 12 (0.64%) JSON
14 9 (0.48%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.48%) Behat
14 9 (0.48%) Dojo
14 9 (0.48%) JSF
14 9 (0.48%) XBRL
15 8 (0.43%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 67 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 66 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.50%) iPad
6 25 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (0.80%) Driving Licence
8 15 (0.80%) Virtual Team
9 14 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (0.75%) User Experience
10 13 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.43%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.37%) Fintech
13 7 (0.37%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.27%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.27%) Smartcard
15 4 (0.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 204 (10.90%) Windows
2 145 (7.75%) Linux
3 59 (3.15%) Unix
4 43 (2.30%) Android
4 43 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.37%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.21%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.16%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.053%) AIX
12 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1155 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (33.60%) Software Testing
3 502 (26.82%) Test Automation
4 488 (26.07%) Test Scripting
5 405 (21.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 361 (19.28%) Automated Testing
7 354 (18.91%) Test Management
8 344 (18.38%) Test Strategy
9 333 (17.79%) Scrum
10 322 (17.20%) BDD
10 322 (17.20%) SDLC
11 310 (16.56%) Automation Testing
12 299 (15.97%) Functional Testing
13 266 (14.21%) Manual Testing
14 260 (13.89%) TDD
15 259 (13.84%) Regression Testing
16 246 (13.14%) Waterfall
17 237 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
18 224 (11.97%) Performance Testing
19 190 (10.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 624 (33.33%) SQL
2 406 (21.69%) Java
3 342 (18.27%) C#
4 134 (7.16%) Python
5 124 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 108 (5.77%) C++
7 92 (4.91%) Ruby
8 65 (3.47%) C
9 33 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 28 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.12%) Perl
12 17 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.91%) PHP
13 13 (0.69%) VBA
14 12 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.53%) VBScript
16 8 (0.43%) Groovy
16 8 (0.43%) VB
17 6 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1269 (67.79%) ISEB
2 473 (25.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 271 (14.48%) Degree
4 136 (7.26%) Security Cleared
5 117 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 79 (4.22%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.27%) MBCS
12 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.11%) CSQA
14 2 (0.11%) HND
14 2 (0.11%) PMP
15 1 (0.053%) AAT
15 1 (0.053%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.053%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 677 (36.16%) QA
2 6 (0.32%) SDET
3 3 (0.16%) PMO
4 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.053%) MiFID
5 1 (0.053%) SEPA
5 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.59%) Docker
2 9 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.21%) RACF
4 4 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 186 (9.94%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
3 12 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.64%) Puppet
4 11 (0.59%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.053%) Kibana
7 1 (0.053%) SCCM
Vendors
1 329 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 246 (13.14%) HP
3 171 (9.13%) Oracle
4 69 (3.69%) SAP
5 47 (2.51%) IBM
6 34 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 29 (1.55%) Siebel
8 27 (1.44%) Sun
9 12 (0.64%) SOASTA, Inc
10 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.53%) ATG
11 10 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
11 10 (0.53%) Remedy
11 10 (0.53%) Riverbed
12 9 (0.48%) Citrix
12 9 (0.48%) Cognizant
12 9 (0.48%) ESRI
12 9 (0.48%) Google
12 9 (0.48%) Lumension
12 9 (0.48%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum pension, bonus, private health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £42k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago