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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 61 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.36% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 1.59% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
168 189 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 30.66% 30.00% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 149 153
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
7 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Junior
5 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Junior QA Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Junior Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
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