The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.53% 3.41% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 9.82% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 8
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -12.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 224 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.35% 34.67% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 196 213
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Guildford

ISTQB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Biotechnology
2 5 (83.33%) Life Science
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Biotechnology
1 5 (83.33%) Client/Server
1 5 (83.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center