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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 522 547 529
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 91 111 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 57 66
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
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
11211 12562 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.81% 25.82% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 10215 9015
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 23 £47,500 -29.62% 8
Croydon - 2 - -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 209 (83.60%) ISEB
2 157 (62.80%) Finance
3 144 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (54.80%) Software Testing
5 126 (50.40%) ISTQB
6 124 (49.60%) QA
7 89 (35.60%) Retail
8 74 (29.60%) Scrum
9 72 (28.80%) Banking
10 71 (28.40%) SQL
11 70 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 67 (26.80%) Selenium
13 65 (26.00%) Test Scripting
14 60 (24.00%) Aerospace
15 48 (19.20%) Test Automation
16 46 (18.40%) HP Quality Center
16 46 (18.40%) C#
17 41 (16.40%) Java
18 40 (16.00%) HP
19 37 (14.80%) Automation Testing
20 35 (14.00%) Test Strategy
21 30 (12.00%) Test Management
22 28 (11.20%) Waterfall
22 28 (11.20%) FitNesse
22 28 (11.20%) Coaching
23 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
24 26 (10.40%) QuickTest Pro
25 25 (10.00%) Integration Testing
26 24 (9.60%) Degree
27 23 (9.20%) SQL Server

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) MS Office
1 9 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Veeva
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.20%) SSDT
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (26.80%) Selenium
2 28 (11.20%) FitNesse
3 26 (10.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.60%) JIRA
5 14 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.20%) LoadRunner
7 12 (4.80%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.60%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.20%) Rational Functional Tester
10 8 (3.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (2.40%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.00%) JMeter
13 4 (1.60%) JUnit
13 4 (1.60%) TestDirector
13 4 (1.60%) RSpec
13 4 (1.60%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.60%) Calabash
General
1 157 (62.80%) Finance
2 89 (35.60%) Retail
3 72 (28.80%) Banking
4 60 (24.00%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.60%) Billing
7 5 (2.00%) Games
7 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.20%) French Language
8 3 (1.20%) German Language
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 2 (0.80%) Back Office
9 2 (0.80%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (35.60%) Analyst
2 68 (27.20%) Test Analyst
3 67 (26.80%) Consultant
4 58 (23.20%) Test Consultant
5 50 (20.00%) Tester
6 25 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 17 (6.80%) Test Leader
7 17 (6.80%) QA Analyst
8 15 (6.00%) Test Manager
9 13 (5.20%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (4.80%) Junior
10 12 (4.80%) QA Leader
11 10 (4.00%) Software Tester
12 9 (3.60%) Manual Tester
13 8 (3.20%) Graduate
13 8 (3.20%) Senior Test Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.20%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.20%) Senior Test Consultant
13 8 (3.20%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) .NET
2 20 (8.00%) XML
3 11 (4.40%) HTML
4 10 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 10 (4.00%) SOAP
4 10 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.20%) WCF
5 8 (3.20%) LINQ
6 7 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.60%) Web Services
7 4 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.20%) XSD
8 3 (1.20%) CSS
9 2 (0.80%) Spring
9 2 (0.80%) QuickFIX
9 2 (0.80%) Ultra Messaging
10 1 (0.40%) REST
10 1 (0.40%) Middleware
10 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.40%) SWIFT
3 6 (2.40%) Derivative
3 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.60%) Equities
5 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.80%) AS400
7 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) iPad
7 2 (0.80%) Open Source
7 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 1 (0.40%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.40%) UNIX
2 5 (2.00%) Android
3 3 (1.20%) Windows
3 3 (1.20%) Linux
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (54.80%) Software Testing
3 74 (29.60%) Scrum
4 70 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 65 (26.00%) Test Scripting
6 48 (19.20%) Test Automation
7 37 (14.80%) Automation Testing
8 35 (14.00%) Test Strategy
9 30 (12.00%) Test Management
10 28 (11.20%) Waterfall
10 28 (11.20%) Coaching
11 25 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 22 (8.80%) ITIL
12 22 (8.80%) Performance Testing
13 21 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (8.00%) ETL
14 20 (8.00%) System Testing
14 20 (8.00%) BDD
14 20 (8.00%) Analytics
15 19 (7.60%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.40%) SQL
2 46 (18.40%) C#
3 41 (16.40%) Java
4 12 (4.80%) Python
4 12 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.80%) Ruby
7 5 (2.00%) PHP
7 5 (2.00%) C++
8 3 (1.20%) C
9 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.80%) VB
10 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 209 (83.60%) ISEB
2 126 (50.40%) ISTQB
3 24 (9.60%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) MCP
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) HP ASE
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (49.60%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 46 (18.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (16.00%) HP
2 22 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.40%) Oracle
4 10 (4.00%) Capita
5 9 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.40%) Cognos
7 5 (2.00%) BT
8 4 (1.60%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.20%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.80%) SAP
11 1 (0.40%) TOWER Software
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago