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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 297 350 406
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +56
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 958 879 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 3.14% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 791 767 625
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
24808 27994 30668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.38% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20190 22180 24782
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 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 29 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 +51 269 £37,750 -5.62% 31
London +22 230 £45,000 - 33
Yorkshire +40 135 £35,000 - 16
North West +23 90 £33,000 +3.12% 11
South West +56 75 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England +39 66 £35,000 -12.50% 4
West Midlands -13 62 £35,000 - 8
East Midlands +16 26 £39,000 +5.40% 7
North East +8 6 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Midlands +8 1 £60,000 +55.84%
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1376 (72.54%) ISEB
2 1150 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
3 772 (40.70%) QA
4 678 (35.74%) Software Testing
5 617 (32.53%) Finance
6 600 (31.63%) SQL
7 598 (31.52%) Selenium
8 580 (30.57%) Test Scripting
9 577 (30.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 511 (26.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 484 (25.51%) SDLC
12 467 (24.62%) Test Automation
13 405 (21.35%) Automated Testing
14 389 (20.51%) Java
14 389 (20.51%) Test Strategy
15 387 (20.40%) Functional Testing
16 346 (18.24%) Scrum
17 338 (17.82%) Manual Testing
18 336 (17.71%) Waterfall
19 329 (17.34%) Degree
20 328 (17.29%) Test Management
21 325 (17.13%) C#
22 315 (16.61%) Regression Testing
23 314 (16.55%) JIRA
24 287 (15.13%) Microsoft
25 284 (14.97%) Defect Management
26 264 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
27 255 (13.44%) Non-Functional Testing
28 254 (13.39%) Automation Testing
29 251 (13.23%) 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 36 (1.90%) IIS
2 35 (1.85%) Confluence
3 33 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.79%) CICS
5 11 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.47%) CMS
7 6 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.26%) Drupal
8 5 (0.26%) Node.js
9 4 (0.21%) Apache
9 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.11%) MTS
11 2 (0.11%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.053%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.053%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.053%) Umbraco
Applications
1 148 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 135 (7.12%) MS Office
3 37 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.47%) Mingle
5 7 (0.37%) MS Project
5 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.11%) BASE24
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
3 2 (0.11%) Pure360
3 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.53%) VoIP
2 23 (1.21%) Internet
3 20 (1.05%) HTTP
4 18 (0.95%) 2G
4 18 (0.95%) 3G
4 18 (0.95%) 4G
5 17 (0.90%) SCCP
5 17 (0.90%) SIGTRAN
6 15 (0.79%) SSH
7 14 (0.74%) LAN
7 14 (0.74%) WAN
8 13 (0.69%) INAP
8 13 (0.69%) M3UA
8 13 (0.69%) SCTP
8 13 (0.69%) SMPP
8 13 (0.69%) TCAP
9 11 (0.58%) GSM
9 11 (0.58%) UMTS
10 10 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.47%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 19 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 15 (0.79%) MySQL
6 13 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.58%) DB2
8 8 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
9 6 (0.32%) QlikView
9 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 598 (31.52%) Selenium
2 314 (16.55%) JIRA
3 230 (12.12%) HP UFT
4 200 (10.54%) Cucumber
5 184 (9.70%) WebDriver
6 155 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 133 (7.01%) SoapUI
8 127 (6.69%) Jenkins
9 109 (5.75%) JMeter
10 89 (4.69%) LoadRunner
11 82 (4.32%) Git (software)
12 81 (4.27%) Visual Studio
13 63 (3.32%) SpecFlow
14 62 (3.27%) JUnit
15 54 (2.85%) Bugzilla
16 46 (2.42%) Ranorex
17 44 (2.32%) NUnit
18 39 (2.06%) WATIR
19 36 (1.90%) FitNesse
19 36 (1.90%) Hudson
General
1 617 (32.53%) Finance
2 158 (8.33%) Banking
3 144 (7.59%) Retail
4 83 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.64%) Games
6 39 (2.06%) Marketing
7 31 (1.63%) Legal
8 25 (1.32%) Law
9 21 (1.11%) Aerospace
10 17 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.79%) Automotive
12 15 (0.79%) Back Office
13 11 (0.58%) Advertising
13 11 (0.58%) Electronics
14 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.37%) Publishing
16 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 916 (48.29%) Analyst
2 821 (43.28%) Test Analyst
3 473 (24.93%) Tester
4 202 (10.65%) Automation Tester
4 202 (10.65%) Test Manager
5 192 (10.12%) Test Engineer
6 182 (9.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 150 (7.91%) QA Analyst
8 148 (7.80%) Test Leader
9 140 (7.38%) Software Tester
10 111 (5.85%) Software Analyst
11 109 (5.75%) QA Tester
12 106 (5.59%) QA Test Analyst
13 102 (5.38%) QA Engineer
14 101 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
15 94 (4.96%) Software Test Analyst
16 93 (4.90%) Senior Test Analyst
17 67 (3.53%) Developer
18 66 (3.48%) QA Test Engineer
18 66 (3.48%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (12.76%) .NET
2 173 (9.12%) XML
3 131 (6.91%) Web Services
4 115 (6.06%) SOAP
5 111 (5.85%) HTML
6 60 (3.16%) REST
7 47 (2.48%) Gherkin
8 43 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 34 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 33 (1.74%) CSS
11 24 (1.27%) XBRL
12 23 (1.21%) Spring
13 20 (1.05%) Hibernate
14 19 (1.00%) RESTful
15 18 (0.95%) JSON
16 16 (0.84%) JMS
17 15 (0.79%) XML Schema
17 15 (0.79%) XSD
18 14 (0.74%) JDBC
19 12 (0.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 72 (3.80%) Mathematics
4 44 (2.32%) Client/Server
5 42 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.06%) iPad
7 26 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.32%) User Experience
9 24 (1.27%) AS400
10 22 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 19 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.95%) Fintech
12 18 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 17 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.79%) VSAM
15 14 (0.74%) N-Tier
16 13 (0.69%) EPoS
17 12 (0.63%) Replication
18 11 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 143 (7.54%) Windows
2 108 (5.69%) Unix
3 102 (5.38%) Linux
4 30 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.53%) Android
6 22 (1.16%) Solaris
7 16 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.69%) Kali Linux
10 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.053%) HPUX
15 1 (0.053%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1150 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (35.74%) Software Testing
3 580 (30.57%) Test Scripting
4 511 (26.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 484 (25.51%) SDLC
6 467 (24.62%) Test Automation
7 405 (21.35%) Automated Testing
8 389 (20.51%) Test Strategy
9 387 (20.40%) Functional Testing
10 346 (18.24%) Scrum
11 338 (17.82%) Manual Testing
12 336 (17.71%) Waterfall
13 328 (17.29%) Test Management
14 315 (16.61%) Regression Testing
15 284 (14.97%) Defect Management
16 255 (13.44%) Non-Functional Testing
17 254 (13.39%) Automation Testing
18 251 (13.23%) BDD
19 227 (11.97%) Performance Testing
20 206 (10.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 600 (31.63%) SQL
2 389 (20.51%) Java
3 325 (17.13%) C#
4 116 (6.11%) Ruby
5 86 (4.53%) JavaScript
6 74 (3.90%) C
7 67 (3.53%) C++
8 61 (3.22%) Python
9 53 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 34 (1.79%) VB
11 31 (1.63%) PHP
12 29 (1.53%) Perl
13 26 (1.37%) COBOL
14 21 (1.11%) Groovy
15 20 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.79%) JCL
18 13 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.69%) VBScript
19 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1376 (72.54%) ISEB
2 577 (30.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 329 (17.34%) Degree
4 121 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 116 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 57 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 41 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.53%) HP ASE
10 7 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.26%) MBA
13 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.11%) CSQA
15 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.11%) PMP
15 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.053%) HNC
16 1 (0.053%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 772 (40.70%) QA
2 18 (0.95%) SLA
3 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.16%) SDET
5 2 (0.11%) FATCA
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.053%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.26%) Firmware
2 5 (0.26%) vSphere
3 4 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 264 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.32%) CA Wily
4 4 (0.21%) Control-M
4 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.053%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.053%) nmon
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 287 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 233 (12.28%) HP
3 151 (7.96%) Oracle
4 66 (3.48%) SAP
5 25 (1.32%) Rally
6 21 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.05%) Citrix
8 19 (1.00%) VMware
9 17 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.79%) Bloomberg
10 15 (0.79%) Reuters
11 13 (0.69%) IBM
12 11 (0.58%) hybris
12 11 (0.58%) MKS
12 11 (0.58%) TOWER Software
13 9 (0.47%) Agilent
13 9 (0.47%) Telerik
14 8 (0.42%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.42%) Google
15 7 (0.37%) AppDynamics
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £33800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £28,982 - 37,768 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Open ended
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,900 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago