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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.57% 0.76% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 2.43% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -20.52%
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
168 247 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 24.07% 31.42% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 149 214 237
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Life Science
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago