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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.35% 1.79% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.63% 4.49% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 1
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
218 267 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.82% 39.85% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 190 216 258
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (63.83%) Software Testing
2 25 (53.19%) JIRA
3 22 (46.81%) Degree
4 20 (42.55%) Selenium
5 19 (40.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (38.30%) JMeter
7 16 (34.04%) ISEB
8 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
9 14 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
9 14 (29.79%) Load Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Java
10 13 (27.66%) VMware
10 13 (27.66%) User Stories
10 13 (27.66%) Robot Framework
11 12 (25.53%) SQL
11 12 (25.53%) Linux
11 12 (25.53%) Test Management
12 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
13 9 (19.15%) UNIX
14 7 (14.89%) Ruby
14 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (12.77%) QA
15 6 (12.77%) Python
16 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
16 5 (10.64%) Big Data
17 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
17 4 (8.51%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) JIRA
2 20 (42.55%) Selenium
3 18 (38.30%) JMeter
4 13 (27.66%) Robot Framework
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) TestNG
5 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 20 (42.55%) Test Analyst
3 16 (34.04%) Test Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Performance Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Performance Test Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Designer
9 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) JDBC
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (63.83%) Software Testing
2 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Load Testing
4 13 (27.66%) User Stories
5 12 (25.53%) Test Management
6 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Process Management
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Testing
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 19 (40.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (34.04%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) VMware
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
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