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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 527 580 577
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 113 92 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 63
Median salary £38,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
10085 11378 12997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.03% 25.98% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9299 10555
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,943 £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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 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 30 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 - 21 - -
City of London +39 9 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Croydon -5 2 £37,500 - 2
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 192 (82.05%) ISEB
2 182 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 146 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (54.27%) Finance
5 123 (52.56%) QA
6 112 (47.86%) Degree
7 97 (41.45%) Selenium
7 97 (41.45%) Software Testing
7 97 (41.45%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (39.74%) Test Scripting
9 79 (33.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 77 (32.91%) SQL
11 73 (31.20%) Test Automation
12 70 (29.91%) HP UFT
13 67 (28.63%) SDLC
14 65 (27.78%) Banking
15 63 (26.92%) Java
16 61 (26.07%) Automated Testing
17 57 (24.36%) Microsoft
17 57 (24.36%) Defect Management
18 55 (23.50%) Oracle
19 54 (23.08%) Time Management
19 54 (23.08%) JIRA
20 53 (22.65%) Test Management
20 53 (22.65%) Waterfall
21 51 (21.79%) Regression Testing
22 49 (20.94%) XML
22 49 (20.94%) Functional Testing
23 48 (20.51%) MS Office
23 48 (20.51%) Linux

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 24 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.14%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Drupal
4 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.43%) MTS
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (20.51%) MS Office
2 37 (15.81%) MS Excel
3 28 (11.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.85%) Primavera
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.42%) Internet
2 6 (2.56%) SSH
3 5 (2.14%) HTTP
4 4 (1.71%) 2G
4 4 (1.71%) 3G
4 4 (1.71%) 3GPP
4 4 (1.71%) 4G
4 4 (1.71%) GPRS
4 4 (1.71%) GSM
4 4 (1.71%) INAP
4 4 (1.71%) M3UA
4 4 (1.71%) SCCP
4 4 (1.71%) SCTP
4 4 (1.71%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (1.71%) SMPP
4 4 (1.71%) TCAP
4 4 (1.71%) UMTS
4 4 (1.71%) VoIP
5 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.26%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.99%) DB2
5 7 (2.99%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 97 (41.45%) Selenium
2 70 (29.91%) HP UFT
3 54 (23.08%) JIRA
4 39 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 36 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 28 (11.97%) Git (software)
6 28 (11.97%) Rational Functional Tester
6 28 (11.97%) SilkTest
6 28 (11.97%) SoapUI
7 23 (9.83%) JMeter
8 22 (9.40%) WebDriver
9 19 (8.12%) WATIR
10 16 (6.84%) Appium
11 15 (6.41%) Hudson
12 14 (5.98%) Gerrit
12 14 (5.98%) Mercurial
13 13 (5.56%) Paros
14 11 (4.70%) LoadRunner
15 9 (3.85%) IntelliJ
15 9 (3.85%) RubyMine
General
1 127 (54.27%) Finance
2 65 (27.78%) Banking
3 26 (11.11%) Retail
4 11 (4.70%) Games
5 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.56%) Advertising
6 6 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.85%) iGaming
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (61.97%) Analyst
2 117 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 32 (13.68%) Test Manager
4 31 (13.25%) Financial Analyst
5 30 (12.82%) Tester
6 27 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 25 (10.68%) Automation Test Analyst
8 22 (9.40%) Automation Tester
9 21 (8.97%) QA Engineer
10 18 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
11 17 (7.26%) Service Analyst
12 16 (6.84%) Test Engineer
13 15 (6.41%) Applications Support
13 15 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (6.41%) QA Test Analyst
13 15 (6.41%) Support Analyst
14 14 (5.98%) Lead Test Analyst
15 13 (5.56%) Logistics Analyst
16 12 (5.13%) QA Automation Analyst
17 11 (4.70%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.94%) XML
2 37 (15.81%) .NET
2 37 (15.81%) SOAP
3 35 (14.96%) HTML
4 27 (11.54%) Web Services
5 24 (10.26%) XBRL
6 16 (6.84%) REST
7 12 (5.13%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.99%) J2EE
8 7 (2.99%) RESTful
9 6 (2.56%) CSS
9 6 (2.56%) JSON
10 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.43%) Flash
12 1 (0.43%) Qt
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 97 (41.45%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (18.80%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.84%) SWIFT
5 15 (6.41%) Credit Risk
6 9 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.99%) Fintech
8 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.14%) Online Games
10 4 (1.71%) Derivative
10 4 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.71%) NHS
10 4 (1.71%) Physics
11 3 (1.28%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.28%) Replication
11 3 (1.28%) User Experience
12 1 (0.43%) iPad
12 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.51%) Linux
2 38 (16.24%) Unix
3 13 (5.56%) Kali Linux
4 10 (4.27%) Windows
5 6 (2.56%) Android
5 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.45%) Software Testing
3 93 (39.74%) Test Scripting
4 79 (33.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 73 (31.20%) Test Automation
6 67 (28.63%) SDLC
7 61 (26.07%) Automated Testing
8 57 (24.36%) Defect Management
9 54 (23.08%) Time Management
10 53 (22.65%) Test Management
10 53 (22.65%) Waterfall
11 51 (21.79%) Regression Testing
12 49 (20.94%) Functional Testing
13 47 (20.09%) Manual Testing
14 43 (18.38%) BDD
14 43 (18.38%) Service Delivery
14 43 (18.38%) Wealth Management
15 42 (17.95%) Automation Testing
15 42 (17.95%) Test Strategy
16 41 (17.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.91%) SQL
2 63 (26.92%) Java
3 30 (12.82%) C
4 26 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 25 (10.68%) Ruby
6 13 (5.56%) C#
7 12 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.85%) Python
9 6 (2.56%) PHP
10 5 (2.14%) C++
11 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.28%) Groovy
12 3 (1.28%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 192 (82.05%) ISEB
2 182 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 112 (47.86%) Degree
4 24 (10.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (4.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (52.56%) QA
2 21 (8.97%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.71%) SDET
4 2 (0.85%) FATCA
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 55 (23.50%) Oracle
3 38 (16.24%) HP
4 25 (10.68%) SAP
5 15 (6.41%) Bloomberg
5 15 (6.41%) Reuters
6 7 (2.99%) hybris
7 6 (2.56%) ATG
8 4 (1.71%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) Endeca
10 1 (0.43%) Sybase
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
TDA Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
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City, London
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
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Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
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