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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.99% 0.91% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 2.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £30,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
235 282 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.65% 36.62% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 193 240 277
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
4 11 (45.83%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Load Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) JMeter
7 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (29.17%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) UML
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) IIS

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 8 (33.33%) JMeter
2 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Performance Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (16.67%) CCTV
4 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (8.33%) Xbox
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience
6 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
4 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Load Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) OOD
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) System Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) ISEB
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sony
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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