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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 561 581 544
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 76 95 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.84% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 81
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
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
9302 11259 11737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.66% 25.37% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7835 9258 9367
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
City of London +65 13 £33,500 -25.55% 6
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £40,000 - 2
Beckenham +1 3 £36,500 +16.80%
Surbiton +4 2 £53,050 +11.68%
Teddington - 1 £33,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 153 (79.27%) ISTQB
2 152 (78.76%) ISEB
3 129 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (56.99%) QA
5 91 (47.15%) Finance
5 91 (47.15%) Degree
6 82 (42.49%) Software Testing
7 77 (39.90%) Test Scripting
7 77 (39.90%) SQL
8 74 (38.34%) Selenium
9 72 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (31.61%) HP UFT
11 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
12 59 (30.57%) Test Management
13 58 (30.05%) Java
14 57 (29.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (27.98%) .NET
15 54 (27.98%) SDLC
15 54 (27.98%) Defect Management
16 53 (27.46%) Automated Testing
17 51 (26.42%) Banking
18 50 (25.91%) Test Strategy
19 48 (24.87%) Oracle
20 47 (24.35%) Test Automation
20 47 (24.35%) Waterfall
21 46 (23.83%) Functional Testing
21 46 (23.83%) XML
22 45 (23.32%) MS Office
22 45 (23.32%) Linux
23 44 (22.80%) Time Management

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 31 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.18%) Confluence
3 4 (2.07%) Xceptor
4 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.52%) MTS
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (23.32%) MS Office
2 43 (22.28%) MS Excel
3 31 (16.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.04%) Primavera
2 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) SSH
2 5 (2.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) 2G
3 3 (1.55%) 3G
3 3 (1.55%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.55%) 4G
3 3 (1.55%) GPRS
3 3 (1.55%) GSM
3 3 (1.55%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) INAP
3 3 (1.55%) M3UA
3 3 (1.55%) SCCP
3 3 (1.55%) SCTP
3 3 (1.55%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (1.55%) SMPP
3 3 (1.55%) TCAP
3 3 (1.55%) UMTS
3 3 (1.55%) VoIP
4 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 74 (38.34%) Selenium
2 61 (31.61%) HP UFT
3 39 (20.21%) JIRA
4 29 (15.03%) Cucumber
5 27 (13.99%) Rational Functional Tester
5 27 (13.99%) SilkTest
6 19 (9.84%) Jenkins
7 18 (9.33%) Git (software)
8 17 (8.81%) SoapUI
9 14 (7.25%) JMeter
10 12 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (6.22%) WebDriver
11 11 (5.70%) LoadRunner
11 11 (5.70%) WATIR
12 8 (4.15%) Appium
12 8 (4.15%) MSTest
13 7 (3.63%) Gerrit
13 7 (3.63%) Hudson
13 7 (3.63%) Mercurial
13 7 (3.63%) Paros
General
1 91 (47.15%) Finance
2 51 (26.42%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Games
4 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (56.48%) Analyst
2 97 (50.26%) Test Analyst
3 35 (18.13%) Test Manager
4 27 (13.99%) Financial Analyst
5 20 (10.36%) QA Engineer
6 19 (9.84%) Tester
7 18 (9.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 14 (7.25%) QA Analyst
8 14 (7.25%) Service Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Lead Test Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Senior Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Senior Test Manager
10 12 (6.22%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Test Leader
12 10 (5.18%) Automation Tester
12 10 (5.18%) Manual Test Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) Software Analyst
13 9 (4.66%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (4.66%) Software Test Analyst
13 9 (4.66%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) .NET
2 46 (23.83%) XML
3 36 (18.65%) HTML
4 35 (18.13%) SOAP
5 32 (16.58%) Web Services
6 29 (15.03%) XBRL
7 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.66%) REST
9 8 (4.15%) Gherkin
10 6 (3.11%) Qt
11 3 (1.55%) Ajax
11 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (1.04%) J2EE
13 1 (0.52%) Dojo
13 1 (0.52%) Flash
13 1 (0.52%) GWT
13 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.52%) JSF
13 1 (0.52%) Spring
13 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (37.31%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (18.65%) Mathematics
3 15 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.11%) SWIFT
5 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.59%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.59%) User Experience
6 4 (2.07%) Fintech
6 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) Online Games
9 1 (0.52%) BBC
9 1 (0.52%) Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.32%) Linux
2 38 (19.69%) Unix
3 9 (4.66%) Windows
4 7 (3.63%) Kali Linux
5 4 (2.07%) Android
5 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) HPUX
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.49%) Software Testing
3 77 (39.90%) Test Scripting
4 59 (30.57%) Test Management
5 57 (29.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 54 (27.98%) Defect Management
6 54 (27.98%) SDLC
7 53 (27.46%) Automated Testing
8 50 (25.91%) Test Strategy
9 47 (24.35%) Test Automation
9 47 (24.35%) Waterfall
10 46 (23.83%) Functional Testing
11 44 (22.80%) Time Management
12 38 (19.69%) Exploratory Testing
13 36 (18.65%) ITIL
13 36 (18.65%) Regression Testing
13 36 (18.65%) Risk Analysis
14 34 (17.62%) Manual Testing
14 34 (17.62%) SOA
14 34 (17.62%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.90%) SQL
2 58 (30.05%) Java
3 34 (17.62%) VB.NET
4 23 (11.92%) C
5 18 (9.33%) Ruby
6 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.74%) C#
8 8 (4.15%) PHP
8 8 (4.15%) Python
9 5 (2.59%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (79.27%) ISTQB
2 152 (78.76%) ISEB
3 91 (47.15%) Degree
4 29 (15.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (7.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 13 (6.74%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
7 12 (6.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.59%) MBA
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (56.99%) QA
2 17 (8.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) FATCA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (8.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.87%) Oracle
3 40 (20.73%) HP
4 30 (15.54%) SAP
5 6 (3.11%) IBM
6 5 (2.59%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.59%) Reuters
7 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.04%) Cognos
8 2 (1.04%) hybris
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) ATG
9 1 (0.52%) Endeca
9 1 (0.52%) ESRI
9 1 (0.52%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.52%) Google
9 1 (0.52%) Lumension
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago