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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 524 562 595
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 127 105 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.90% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 88 87 58
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
10626 11713 12717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.27% 26.20% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8852 9617 10335
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimbledon - 26 - -
City of London +51 14 £67,500 +35.00% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 - 1
Croydon -2 2 £37,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 London region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 204 (82.93%) ISEB
2 192 (78.05%) ISTQB
3 150 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (52.44%) QA
5 128 (52.03%) Finance
6 115 (46.75%) Degree
7 109 (44.31%) Selenium
8 108 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
9 103 (41.87%) Test Scripting
9 103 (41.87%) Software Testing
10 88 (35.77%) Test Automation
11 81 (32.93%) SQL
12 75 (30.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 71 (28.86%) Automated Testing
14 68 (27.64%) Java
14 68 (27.64%) HP UFT
15 64 (26.02%) Banking
15 64 (26.02%) JIRA
16 63 (25.61%) SDLC
17 57 (23.17%) Oracle
17 57 (23.17%) XML
18 55 (22.36%) Microsoft
18 55 (22.36%) Defect Management
19 52 (21.14%) Time Management
20 51 (20.73%) Waterfall
20 51 (20.73%) BDD
21 50 (20.33%) Regression Testing
21 50 (20.33%) MS Office
21 50 (20.33%) Test Management
22 49 (19.92%) SQL Server

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) Confluence
2 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.81%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.81%) IIS
3 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Drupal
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.41%) MTS
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (20.33%) MS Office
2 34 (13.82%) MS Excel
3 26 (10.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.81%) Primavera
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) Internet
2 5 (2.03%) HTTP
2 5 (2.03%) SSH
3 4 (1.63%) 2G
3 4 (1.63%) 3G
3 4 (1.63%) 3GPP
3 4 (1.63%) 4G
3 4 (1.63%) GPRS
3 4 (1.63%) GSM
3 4 (1.63%) INAP
3 4 (1.63%) M3UA
3 4 (1.63%) SCCP
3 4 (1.63%) SCTP
3 4 (1.63%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (1.63%) SMPP
3 4 (1.63%) TCAP
3 4 (1.63%) UMTS
3 4 (1.63%) VoIP
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.47%) DB2
4 11 (4.47%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.81%) GIS
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 109 (44.31%) Selenium
2 68 (27.64%) HP UFT
3 64 (26.02%) JIRA
4 43 (17.48%) Cucumber
5 41 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 34 (13.82%) SoapUI
7 28 (11.38%) Git (software)
7 28 (11.38%) WebDriver
8 26 (10.57%) Rational Functional Tester
8 26 (10.57%) SilkTest
9 23 (9.35%) JMeter
10 20 (8.13%) WATIR
11 17 (6.91%) Appium
12 15 (6.10%) Gerrit
12 15 (6.10%) Hudson
12 15 (6.10%) Mercurial
13 13 (5.28%) Paros
14 11 (4.47%) LoadRunner
15 9 (3.66%) Bugzilla
15 9 (3.66%) RubyMine
General
1 128 (52.03%) Finance
2 64 (26.02%) Banking
3 33 (13.41%) Retail
4 13 (5.28%) Games
5 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.03%) Advertising
6 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) iGaming
8 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (59.35%) Analyst
2 114 (46.34%) Test Analyst
3 40 (16.26%) Tester
4 30 (12.20%) Automation Tester
4 30 (12.20%) Test Manager
5 29 (11.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 29 (11.79%) Financial Analyst
5 29 (11.79%) QA Analyst
6 21 (8.54%) QA Engineer
7 20 (8.13%) Manual Test Analyst
8 18 (7.32%) Test Engineer
9 16 (6.50%) Applications Support
9 16 (6.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (6.50%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 16 (6.50%) Web Tester
10 15 (6.10%) Logistics Analyst
10 15 (6.10%) Web Automation Tester
11 14 (5.69%) QA Test Analyst
12 13 (5.28%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.17%) XML
2 39 (15.85%) SOAP
3 38 (15.45%) .NET
4 37 (15.04%) HTML
5 26 (10.57%) Web Services
6 22 (8.94%) XBRL
7 17 (6.91%) Gherkin
7 17 (6.91%) REST
8 13 (5.28%) J2EE
8 13 (5.28%) JSON
8 13 (5.28%) RESTful
9 10 (4.07%) CSS
10 9 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.81%) Dojo
12 2 (0.81%) GWT
12 2 (0.81%) JSF
13 1 (0.41%) Ajax
13 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (19.51%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.16%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.50%) Credit Risk
4 16 (6.50%) SWIFT
5 10 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.66%) Physics
7 6 (2.44%) Fintech
8 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.03%) Online Games
9 4 (1.63%) Derivative
9 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.63%) NHS
10 3 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.22%) Replication
10 3 (1.22%) User Experience
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.11%) Linux
2 39 (15.85%) Unix
3 13 (5.28%) Kali Linux
4 12 (4.88%) Windows
5 7 (2.85%) Android
6 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) HPUX
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (41.87%) Software Testing
2 103 (41.87%) Test Scripting
3 88 (35.77%) Test Automation
4 75 (30.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 71 (28.86%) Automated Testing
6 63 (25.61%) SDLC
7 55 (22.36%) Defect Management
8 52 (21.14%) Time Management
9 51 (20.73%) BDD
9 51 (20.73%) Waterfall
10 50 (20.33%) Regression Testing
10 50 (20.33%) Test Management
11 49 (19.92%) Manual Testing
12 48 (19.51%) Functional Testing
13 47 (19.11%) Automation Testing
14 46 (18.70%) Test Strategy
15 45 (18.29%) Test Planning
16 43 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (17.07%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (32.93%) SQL
2 68 (27.64%) Java
3 30 (12.20%) C
4 24 (9.76%) Ruby
4 24 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 19 (7.72%) C#
6 17 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.25%) Python
8 5 (2.03%) PHP
9 4 (1.63%) C++
9 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.22%) Groovy
10 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 204 (82.93%) ISEB
2 192 (78.05%) ISTQB
3 115 (46.75%) Degree
4 22 (8.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (4.07%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.63%) MBA
9 2 (0.81%) CISSP
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (52.44%) QA
2 20 (8.13%) SLA
3 9 (3.66%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.85%) SDET
5 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (23.17%) Oracle
2 55 (22.36%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.23%) HP
4 23 (9.35%) SAP
5 16 (6.50%) Bloomberg
5 16 (6.50%) Reuters
6 10 (4.07%) hybris
7 7 (2.85%) ATG
8 5 (2.03%) VMware
9 4 (1.63%) IBM
10 2 (0.81%) ESRI
10 2 (0.81%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.81%) Google
10 2 (0.81%) Lumension
10 2 (0.81%) Sophos
11 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix
11 1 (0.41%) Lotus
11 1 (0.41%) Sybase
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