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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 532 517 502
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 108 135 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 1.07% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 83 80 99
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £29,300 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.10% -6.42%
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
11619 12572 11881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 25.46% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 10200 9681
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +12 23 £45,000 -16.66% 7
Croydon +15 4 - -
Surbiton +3 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Feltham - 2 £53,750 -
Harrow - 1 £27,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 250 (84.18%) ISEB
2 186 (62.63%) Finance
2 186 (62.63%) Software Testing
3 181 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (54.55%) QA
5 141 (47.47%) ISTQB
6 122 (41.08%) Retail
7 108 (36.36%) Scrum
8 105 (35.35%) Banking
9 93 (31.31%) Aerospace
10 84 (28.28%) SQL
11 76 (25.59%) Selenium
12 70 (23.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 69 (23.23%) Test Scripting
14 53 (17.85%) Test Automation
15 51 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
16 50 (16.84%) C#
17 47 (15.82%) HP
18 38 (12.79%) Test Management
19 36 (12.12%) Java
20 35 (11.78%) Test Strategy
21 32 (10.77%) BDD
21 32 (10.77%) Automation Testing
21 32 (10.77%) .NET
22 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
23 30 (10.10%) Microsoft
24 29 (9.76%) Waterfall
25 28 (9.43%) Coaching
25 28 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
26 27 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (2.02%) IIS
2 3 (1.01%) CMS
2 3 (1.01%) Drupal
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Lync
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (5.05%) MS Office
2 11 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.69%) SSDT
5 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.01%) MySQL
6 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 76 (25.59%) Selenium
2 25 (8.42%) WebDriver
3 24 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (7.41%) JIRA
5 21 (7.07%) FitNesse
6 17 (5.72%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.05%) LoadRunner
8 12 (4.04%) Visual Studio
8 12 (4.04%) SoapUI
8 12 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (3.37%) NUnit
10 9 (3.03%) JMeter
10 9 (3.03%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.69%) Rational Functional Tester
11 8 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.36%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.36%) TestDirector
13 6 (2.02%) Xcode
13 6 (2.02%) WebLOAD
14 5 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
General
1 186 (62.63%) Finance
2 122 (41.08%) Retail
3 105 (35.35%) Banking
4 93 (31.31%) Aerospace
5 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.69%) Billing
7 7 (2.36%) Games
8 6 (2.02%) Marketing
9 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.35%) German Language
11 3 (1.01%) French Language
11 3 (1.01%) Publishing
11 3 (1.01%) Legal
11 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.01%) Front Office
12 2 (0.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.67%) Law
12 2 (0.67%) Advertising
12 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (37.04%) Analyst
2 90 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 84 (28.28%) Consultant
4 75 (25.25%) Test Consultant
5 50 (16.84%) Tester
6 28 (9.43%) Test Engineer
7 24 (8.08%) Test Manager
8 18 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 16 (5.39%) Junior
10 13 (4.38%) Test Leader
11 12 (4.04%) QA Leader
11 12 (4.04%) Automation Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) Data Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (3.37%) Manual Tester
14 8 (2.69%) QA Tester
14 8 (2.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.77%) .NET
2 23 (7.74%) XML
3 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.70%) SOAP
4 11 (3.70%) HTML
5 10 (3.37%) Web Services
6 8 (2.69%) WCF
6 8 (2.69%) LINQ
6 8 (2.69%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.01%) CSS
9 3 (1.01%) XSD
9 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.01%) REST
10 2 (0.67%) Flash
11 1 (0.34%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.34%) Middleware
11 1 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.37%) iPhone
4 8 (2.69%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.36%) iPad
5 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.02%) GIS
6 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.01%) Derivative
8 3 (1.01%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.01%) Open Source
9 2 (0.67%) AS400
9 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.39%) UNIX
2 13 (4.38%) Windows
3 7 (2.36%) Linux
3 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.68%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (62.63%) Software Testing
2 181 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (36.36%) Scrum
4 70 (23.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 69 (23.23%) Test Scripting
6 53 (17.85%) Test Automation
7 38 (12.79%) Test Management
8 35 (11.78%) Test Strategy
9 32 (10.77%) BDD
9 32 (10.77%) Automation Testing
10 29 (9.76%) Waterfall
11 28 (9.43%) Coaching
12 26 (8.75%) ETL
13 25 (8.42%) Automated Testing
14 24 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (8.08%) Manual Testing
15 23 (7.74%) Performance Testing
15 23 (7.74%) Validation
16 22 (7.41%) Integration Testing
17 21 (7.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.28%) SQL
2 50 (16.84%) C#
3 36 (12.12%) Java
4 17 (5.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.03%) Python
6 8 (2.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.02%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.02%) Ruby
8 5 (1.68%) PHP
9 4 (1.35%) C
10 3 (1.01%) C++
10 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 250 (84.18%) ISEB
2 141 (47.47%) ISTQB
3 23 (7.74%) Degree
4 6 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) MCP
7 2 (0.67%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (54.55%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) HP
2 30 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.70%) Oracle
4 9 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.36%) BT
5 7 (2.36%) Capita
6 5 (1.68%) Cognos
7 4 (1.35%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.01%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.67%) SAP
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
10 1 (0.34%) Sophos
10 1 (0.34%) ESRI
10 1 (0.34%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.34%) 29West
10 1 (0.34%) Lumension
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £29,935 - 42,626 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
House of Fraser
Salary: Plus bonus, discount and other benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago