The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 18 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 3.80% 5.75% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 18.52% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £80,000 £42,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.13% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
ISTQB
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Epsom region.

Qualifications Category
Epsom
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 34.18% 31.03% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 46
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Epsom region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Epsom

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Epsom

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Epsom 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Epsom 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP