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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 81 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.27% 2.15% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 8.94% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
256 179 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.69% 24.06% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 153 290
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 2016, 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 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft