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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 48 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.14% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 0.60% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
64 166 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 24.33% 30.40% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 124 139
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Online Security
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (50.00%) Blockchain
2 3 (50.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Biotechnology
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Blockchain
1 3 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Biotechnology
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Online Security
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center