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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.92% 2.28% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.90% 5.63% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 1
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
217 355 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 30.39% 40.43% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 180 290 264
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 24 (68.57%) Software Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) Degree
4 17 (48.57%) JIRA
5 16 (45.71%) Selenium
6 15 (42.86%) JMeter
6 15 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (40.00%) Load Testing
8 12 (34.29%) ISEB
9 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
10 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 10 (28.57%) VMware
10 10 (28.57%) Robot Framework
11 9 (25.71%) User Stories
12 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
12 8 (22.86%) Java
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) Test Management
12 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
13 7 (20.00%) UNIX
14 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 5 (14.29%) Ruby
14 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
14 5 (14.29%) SDLC
15 4 (11.43%) Python
15 4 (11.43%) QA
16 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
16 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) JIRA
2 16 (45.71%) Selenium
3 15 (42.86%) JMeter
4 10 (28.57%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) TestNG
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Test Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.86%) JDBC
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Software Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
5 9 (25.71%) User Stories
6 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
6 8 (22.86%) Test Management
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Process Management
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Data Management
8 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 15 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (34.29%) ISEB
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago