The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 419 533 521
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 201 103 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 0.90% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 98
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11542 11473 12351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 24.92% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9425 9366 10348
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the London region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 16 £46,250 -2.63% 9
Croydon +13 9 - -
Chiswick - 8 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification.

1 307 (90.29%) ISEB
2 231 (67.94%) Software Testing
3 209 (61.47%) QA
4 193 (56.76%) Finance
5 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (45.00%) Retail
7 139 (40.88%) ISTQB
8 114 (33.53%) Scrum
9 99 (29.12%) Banking
10 87 (25.59%) HP
10 87 (25.59%) HP Quality Center
11 76 (22.35%) Aerospace
12 72 (21.18%) SQL
13 68 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 67 (19.71%) Test Planning
15 59 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (16.18%) Selenium
17 49 (14.41%) Automated Testing
18 42 (12.35%) SQL Server
19 39 (11.47%) Microsoft
19 39 (11.47%) Degree
20 38 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 38 (11.18%) ETL
21 36 (10.59%) Test Strategy
22 35 (10.29%) Test Management
23 34 (10.00%) Security Cleared
23 34 (10.00%) Automation Testing
24 33 (9.71%) .NET
24 33 (9.71%) C#
24 33 (9.71%) Java

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.82%) CMS
1 13 (3.82%) Drupal
2 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 3 (0.88%) IIS
4 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.88%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.88%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.29%) Lync
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (5.29%) MS Office
2 14 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.88%) Summit
3 2 (0.59%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) RMDS
4 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.59%) MPLS
2 4 (1.18%) MVNO
3 2 (0.59%) 3G
3 2 (0.59%) HSUPA
3 2 (0.59%) HSPA
3 2 (0.59%) LTE
3 2 (0.59%) NAS
3 2 (0.59%) Wireless
3 2 (0.59%) HSDPA
3 2 (0.59%) 2G
3 2 (0.59%) GPRS
3 2 (0.59%) GSM
3 2 (0.59%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.59%) UMTS
3 2 (0.59%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.47%) MySQL
7 3 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (0.88%) DB2
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 55 (16.18%) Selenium
2 20 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 16 (4.71%) FitNesse
4 16 (4.71%) JIRA
5 13 (3.82%) NUnit
5 13 (3.82%) Bugzilla
6 11 (3.24%) TestNG
7 10 (2.94%) WebDriver
7 10 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (2.65%) LoadRunner
8 9 (2.65%) Toad
9 8 (2.35%) TestDirector
9 8 (2.35%) JUnit
10 7 (2.06%) MSTest
10 7 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.76%) Calabash
12 5 (1.47%) JMeter
13 4 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 193 (56.76%) Finance
2 153 (45.00%) Retail
3 99 (29.12%) Banking
4 76 (22.35%) Aerospace
5 25 (7.35%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.00%) Marketing
7 14 (4.12%) Investment Banking
8 12 (3.53%) German Language
9 10 (2.94%) Back Office
10 8 (2.35%) French Language
11 5 (1.47%) Billing
11 5 (1.47%) Games
12 4 (1.18%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.88%) Publishing
13 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.59%) Front Office
15 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.29%) Law
15 1 (0.29%) Legal
15 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (38.82%) Analyst
2 114 (33.53%) Consultant
3 108 (31.76%) Test Consultant
4 104 (30.59%) Test Analyst
5 44 (12.94%) Tester
6 32 (9.41%) Test Manager
7 28 (8.24%) Test Team Leader
7 28 (8.24%) Team Leader
8 20 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 20 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 20 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 19 (5.59%) Junior
10 15 (4.41%) Junior Consultant
10 15 (4.41%) QA Analyst
10 15 (4.41%) Test Leader
11 13 (3.82%) Senior Test Engineer
12 11 (3.24%) Telecoms Business Analyst
13 10 (2.94%) Data Consultant
13 10 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Consultant
14 8 (2.35%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.71%) .NET
2 25 (7.35%) XML
3 20 (5.88%) Web Services
4 14 (4.12%) HTML
5 13 (3.82%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.35%) WCF
6 8 (2.35%) LINQ
7 6 (1.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.47%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.47%) Flash
8 5 (1.47%) RESTful
9 4 (1.18%) SOAP
10 3 (0.88%) J2EE
10 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.59%) REST
11 2 (0.59%) JSP
11 2 (0.59%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.59%) LAMP
11 2 (0.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.65%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.29%) iPhone
4 16 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.41%) Open Source
6 8 (2.35%) GIS
6 8 (2.35%) Derivative
7 7 (2.06%) iPad
8 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.29%) Equities
11 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.35%) Windows
2 17 (5.00%) UNIX
3 13 (3.82%) Linux
4 11 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (67.94%) Software Testing
2 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (33.53%) Scrum
4 68 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 67 (19.71%) Test Planning
6 49 (14.41%) Automated Testing
7 38 (11.18%) ETL
7 38 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (10.59%) Test Strategy
9 35 (10.29%) Test Management
10 34 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 32 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 30 (8.82%) Project Management
14 29 (8.53%) E-Commerce
14 29 (8.53%) Manual Testing
15 27 (7.94%) Integration Testing
16 25 (7.35%) PRINCE2
17 23 (6.76%) BDD
18 21 (6.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.18%) SQL
2 33 (9.71%) Java
2 33 (9.71%) C#
3 17 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.35%) C
5 5 (1.47%) Perl
6 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.59%) Tcl
8 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) VBA
8 2 (0.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 307 (90.29%) ISEB
2 139 (40.88%) ISTQB
3 39 (11.47%) Degree
4 34 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.18%) SC Cleared
6 19 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (5.59%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.12%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (2.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.47%) CISSP
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (61.47%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 87 (25.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (25.59%) HP
2 39 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.06%) Oracle
4 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.88%) Sophos
5 3 (0.88%) ESRI
5 3 (0.88%) IBM
5 3 (0.88%) Lumension
6 2 (0.59%) BT
6 2 (0.59%) Charles River
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe
6 2 (0.59%) Hitachi
6 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix
7 1 (0.29%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.29%) Sun
7 1 (0.29%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.29%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.29%) Vermilion
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
ActiveStandards
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago