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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 478 510 475
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 129 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 1.18% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 108
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,750 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
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
11049 11609 11485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.55% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9017 9404 9430
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 22 £44,000 -16.98% 4
Croydon +11 4 - -
Surbiton +2 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 27 March 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.

1 287 (86.45%) ISEB
2 214 (64.46%) Software Testing
3 210 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (62.35%) Finance
5 187 (56.33%) QA
6 149 (44.88%) ISTQB
7 144 (43.37%) Retail
8 133 (40.06%) Scrum
9 129 (38.86%) Banking
10 116 (34.94%) Aerospace
11 89 (26.81%) SQL
12 76 (22.89%) Selenium
13 74 (22.29%) Test Scripting
14 67 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 59 (17.77%) HP Quality Center
16 52 (15.66%) HP
17 50 (15.06%) C#
18 48 (14.46%) Test Automation
19 45 (13.55%) Test Management
20 42 (12.65%) Test Strategy
21 41 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (10.54%) ETL
23 34 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
24 33 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
24 33 (9.94%) Java
24 33 (9.94%) .NET
24 33 (9.94%) SQL Server
25 30 (9.04%) Microsoft
25 30 (9.04%) Automation Testing
25 30 (9.04%) BDD

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.81%) CMS
1 6 (1.81%) Drupal
1 6 (1.81%) IIS
2 3 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) Lync
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (5.42%) MS Office
2 11 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.90%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.94%) SQL Server
1 33 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.41%) SSDT
5 3 (0.90%) MySQL
6 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 76 (22.89%) Selenium
2 25 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (7.23%) JIRA
3 24 (7.23%) FitNesse
4 22 (6.63%) WebDriver
5 16 (4.82%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.52%) LoadRunner
7 13 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.61%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.01%) NUnit
10 9 (2.71%) JMeter
10 9 (2.71%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.41%) Rational Functional Tester
11 8 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.11%) TestDirector
12 7 (2.11%) Git (software)
13 6 (1.81%) WebLOAD
13 6 (1.81%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.81%) Xcode
General
1 207 (62.35%) Finance
2 144 (43.37%) Retail
3 129 (38.86%) Banking
4 116 (34.94%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.31%) German Language
6 9 (2.71%) Marketing
7 8 (2.41%) Games
8 7 (2.11%) French Language
9 6 (1.81%) Billing
9 6 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.90%) Publishing
12 2 (0.60%) Front Office
12 2 (0.60%) Law
12 2 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (37.65%) Analyst
2 102 (30.72%) Test Analyst
3 98 (29.52%) Consultant
4 89 (26.81%) Test Consultant
5 51 (15.36%) Tester
6 30 (9.04%) Test Manager
7 27 (8.13%) Test Engineer
8 17 (5.12%) Test Leader
9 16 (4.82%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 16 (4.82%) Junior
9 16 (4.82%) QA Analyst
9 16 (4.82%) Data Consultant
10 13 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
11 12 (3.61%) QA Leader
11 12 (3.61%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.61%) Test Team Leader
11 12 (3.61%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.31%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (3.31%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.94%) .NET
2 21 (6.33%) XML
3 15 (4.52%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.61%) SOAP
5 11 (3.31%) HTML
6 10 (3.01%) Web Services
7 8 (2.41%) WCF
7 8 (2.41%) LINQ
8 5 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.51%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.90%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.90%) REST
9 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.90%) CSS
9 3 (0.90%) XSD
10 2 (0.60%) Flash
11 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.30%) Middleware
11 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.92%) iPhone
4 9 (2.71%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.11%) Open Source
5 7 (2.11%) iPad
6 6 (1.81%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.81%) GIS
7 4 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.90%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.60%) AS400
9 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.30%) Online Games
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.72%) UNIX
2 13 (3.92%) Windows
3 8 (2.41%) Android
4 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (64.46%) Software Testing
2 210 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (40.06%) Scrum
4 74 (22.29%) Test Scripting
5 67 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (14.46%) Test Automation
7 45 (13.55%) Test Management
8 42 (12.65%) Test Strategy
9 35 (10.54%) ETL
10 34 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (9.04%) BDD
11 30 (9.04%) Automation Testing
12 29 (8.73%) Automated Testing
13 28 (8.43%) Waterfall
14 26 (7.83%) Coaching
14 26 (7.83%) Validation
14 26 (7.83%) Manual Testing
15 23 (6.93%) Performance Testing
15 23 (6.93%) ITIL
16 20 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.81%) SQL
2 50 (15.06%) C#
3 33 (9.94%) Java
4 17 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.81%) Python
5 6 (1.81%) Objective-C
6 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.20%) PHP
7 4 (1.20%) Ruby
8 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.90%) C++
8 3 (0.90%) C
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 287 (86.45%) ISEB
2 149 (44.88%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.23%) Degree
4 10 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCP
9 2 (0.60%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (56.33%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 59 (17.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (15.66%) HP
2 30 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.71%) Oracle
3 9 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.11%) BT
5 4 (1.20%) Capita
5 4 (1.20%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
6 3 (0.90%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.60%) SAP
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.30%) Sophos
8 1 (0.30%) ESRI
8 1 (0.30%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.30%) 29West
8 1 (0.30%) Lumension
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Salary Depending upon Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago