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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 323 341 385
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 938 965 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 3.36% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 774 809 653
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
UK

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
26167 28731 30770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 27.49% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21275 22623 24863
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 233 £37,500 -6.25% 25
London -26 232 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Yorkshire +36 132 £35,000 - 16
North West +11 95 £36,500 +14.06% 26
South West +45 74 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East of England +12 72 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Midlands -12 71 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +13 28 £39,000 -1.26% 4
North East +13 10 £33,750 - 1
Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 1456 (75.09%) ISEB
2 1117 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
3 809 (41.72%) QA
4 694 (35.79%) Software Testing
5 630 (32.49%) Finance
6 616 (31.77%) Test Scripting
7 612 (31.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 587 (30.27%) Selenium
9 578 (29.81%) SQL
10 525 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 472 (24.34%) Test Automation
12 470 (24.24%) SDLC
13 415 (21.40%) Automated Testing
14 393 (20.27%) Test Strategy
15 376 (19.39%) Functional Testing
16 372 (19.19%) Java
17 347 (17.90%) Test Management
18 344 (17.74%) JIRA
19 334 (17.23%) Manual Testing
20 331 (17.07%) Degree
21 328 (16.92%) Scrum
22 315 (16.25%) Regression Testing
23 303 (15.63%) Waterfall
24 298 (15.37%) C#
25 295 (15.21%) HP Quality Center
26 293 (15.11%) Microsoft
27 282 (14.54%) Defect Management
28 266 (13.72%) HP
29 263 (13.56%) Automation Testing
30 257 (13.25%) BDD

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 38 (1.96%) IIS
2 32 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.39%) Confluence
4 14 (0.72%) CICS
5 11 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (0.52%) CMS
6 10 (0.52%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.26%) Drupal
7 5 (0.26%) Node.js
8 4 (0.21%) Apache
8 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.21%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.15%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.10%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.10%) MTS
10 2 (0.10%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.052%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.052%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.052%) WordPress
Applications
1 163 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 134 (6.91%) MS Office
3 34 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.36%) MS Project
4 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) Mingle
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.21%) BASE24
5 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.052%) Magento
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.052%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.052%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.052%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.41%) SaaS
3 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.21%) Sage Pay
5 2 (0.10%) Pure360
6 1 (0.052%) AdWords
6 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.50%) Internet
2 28 (1.44%) VoIP
3 23 (1.19%) HTTP
4 18 (0.93%) 2G
4 18 (0.93%) 3G
4 18 (0.93%) 4G
5 17 (0.88%) SCCP
5 17 (0.88%) SIGTRAN
6 14 (0.72%) INAP
6 14 (0.72%) M3UA
6 14 (0.72%) SCTP
6 14 (0.72%) SMPP
6 14 (0.72%) TCAP
7 12 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.57%) LAN
8 11 (0.57%) WAN
9 10 (0.52%) GSM
9 10 (0.52%) RANAP
9 10 (0.52%) SSH
9 10 (0.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 27 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.93%) DB2
7 12 (0.62%) MySQL
8 10 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
8 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.26%) OLTP
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.21%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.21%) QlikView
13 3 (0.15%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 587 (30.27%) Selenium
2 344 (17.74%) JIRA
3 219 (11.29%) HP UFT
4 190 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 184 (9.49%) WebDriver
6 163 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 139 (7.17%) SoapUI
8 126 (6.50%) Jenkins
9 110 (5.67%) JMeter
10 98 (5.05%) LoadRunner
11 89 (4.59%) Visual Studio
12 86 (4.44%) Git (software)
13 53 (2.73%) JUnit
14 52 (2.68%) Bugzilla
15 50 (2.58%) SpecFlow
16 46 (2.37%) WATIR
17 38 (1.96%) Hudson
18 37 (1.91%) Appium
19 32 (1.65%) Mercurial
19 32 (1.65%) NUnit
General
1 630 (32.49%) Finance
2 163 (8.41%) Banking
3 142 (7.32%) Retail
4 85 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 51 (2.63%) Games
6 40 (2.06%) Marketing
7 39 (2.01%) Law
7 39 (2.01%) Legal
8 19 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 19 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.93%) Back Office
10 13 (0.67%) Automotive
10 13 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.62%) Advertising
12 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.46%) Electronics
14 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 933 (48.12%) Analyst
2 830 (42.81%) Test Analyst
3 498 (25.68%) Tester
4 199 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 197 (10.16%) Test Engineer
6 196 (10.11%) Automation Tester
7 183 (9.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 164 (8.46%) QA Analyst
9 153 (7.89%) Test Leader
10 134 (6.91%) Software Tester
11 114 (5.88%) Software Analyst
12 113 (5.83%) QA Test Analyst
13 106 (5.47%) QA Tester
14 105 (5.42%) QA Engineer
15 102 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
16 96 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
16 96 (4.95%) Software Test Analyst
17 72 (3.71%) Developer
18 71 (3.66%) QA Test Engineer
19 70 (3.61%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (13.10%) .NET
2 184 (9.49%) XML
3 131 (6.76%) SOAP
4 128 (6.60%) Web Services
5 108 (5.57%) HTML
6 66 (3.40%) REST
7 57 (2.94%) Gherkin
8 43 (2.22%) ASP.NET
9 32 (1.65%) CSS
10 30 (1.55%) .NET Framework
11 28 (1.44%) JSON
12 27 (1.39%) RESTful
13 21 (1.08%) J2EE
13 21 (1.08%) XBRL
14 18 (0.93%) Middleware
15 17 (0.88%) JMS
15 17 (0.88%) Spring
16 15 (0.77%) HTML5
16 15 (0.77%) XML Schema
17 14 (0.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 256 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 78 (4.02%) Mathematics
4 51 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 50 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 42 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.75%) iPad
8 29 (1.50%) User Experience
9 27 (1.39%) AS400
10 23 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 22 (1.13%) SWIFT
12 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.88%) Credit Risk
14 16 (0.83%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.83%) Physics
15 15 (0.77%) Fintech
16 14 (0.72%) Replication
16 14 (0.72%) VSAM
17 12 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
17 12 (0.62%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 153 (7.89%) Windows
2 100 (5.16%) Unix
3 98 (5.05%) Linux
4 34 (1.75%) Android
4 34 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 17 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.83%) Solaris
7 14 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.67%) Kali Linux
9 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.052%) AIX
13 1 (0.052%) CentOS
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.052%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1117 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (35.79%) Software Testing
3 616 (31.77%) Test Scripting
4 525 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 472 (24.34%) Test Automation
6 470 (24.24%) SDLC
7 415 (21.40%) Automated Testing
8 393 (20.27%) Test Strategy
9 376 (19.39%) Functional Testing
10 347 (17.90%) Test Management
11 334 (17.23%) Manual Testing
12 328 (16.92%) Scrum
13 315 (16.25%) Regression Testing
14 303 (15.63%) Waterfall
15 282 (14.54%) Defect Management
16 263 (13.56%) Automation Testing
17 257 (13.25%) BDD
18 238 (12.27%) Performance Testing
19 230 (11.86%) Non-Functional Testing
20 217 (11.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 578 (29.81%) SQL
2 372 (19.19%) Java
3 298 (15.37%) C#
4 111 (5.72%) Ruby
5 88 (4.54%) JavaScript
6 80 (4.13%) C
7 60 (3.09%) Python
8 59 (3.04%) C++
9 52 (2.68%) VB.NET
10 32 (1.65%) PHP
11 31 (1.60%) VB
12 30 (1.55%) COBOL
13 28 (1.44%) Perl
14 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.98%) VBScript
16 18 (0.93%) Groovy
17 16 (0.83%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.72%) JCL
20 10 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1456 (75.09%) ISEB
2 612 (31.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 331 (17.07%) Degree
4 117 (6.03%) Security Cleared
5 115 (5.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 63 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 40 (2.06%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.41%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.15%) MBA
12 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.10%) CISSP
13 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.10%) PhD
13 2 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 809 (41.72%) QA
2 26 (1.34%) SLA
3 10 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) SDET
5 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.052%) GAMP
6 1 (0.052%) GMP
6 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.41%) vSphere
3 7 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.21%) Docker
4 4 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 295 (15.21%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.31%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (0.26%) nmon
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 293 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 266 (13.72%) HP
3 161 (8.30%) Oracle
4 69 (3.56%) SAP
5 27 (1.39%) Citrix
6 23 (1.19%) Rally
7 22 (1.13%) VMware
8 18 (0.93%) IBM
9 16 (0.83%) Bloomberg
9 16 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 16 (0.83%) Reuters
10 14 (0.72%) hybris
11 12 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.62%) MKS
11 12 (0.62%) TOWER Software
12 11 (0.57%) Dynatrace
13 10 (0.52%) Agilent
13 10 (0.52%) Green Hat
14 8 (0.41%) ATG
14 8 (0.41%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + competitive bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago