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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 454 475 454
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 171 140 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.29% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 151
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £29,856 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.69%
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
10437 10841 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 25.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8650 10027
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -10 9 £40,000 -13.51% 10
Croydon - 4 - -
Docklands, London -5 3 - -
Beckenham +1 1 £26,000 +61.05%
Feltham - 1 £50,000 - 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 311 (88.60%) ISEB
2 258 (73.50%) Software Testing
3 224 (63.82%) Finance
4 219 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
5 217 (61.82%) QA
6 177 (50.43%) Retail
7 153 (43.59%) Scrum
8 149 (42.45%) Banking
9 137 (39.03%) ISTQB
10 133 (37.89%) Aerospace
11 76 (21.65%) SQL
12 72 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
13 71 (20.23%) HP
14 68 (19.37%) Selenium
15 63 (17.95%) Test Scripting
16 51 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 45 (12.82%) Test Management
18 41 (11.68%) Test Strategy
19 40 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.11%) ETL
20 39 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 37 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
21 37 (10.54%) Automated Testing
22 35 (9.97%) C#
23 34 (9.69%) Automation Testing
24 32 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
24 32 (9.12%) Test Automation
25 31 (8.83%) QuickTest Pro
25 31 (8.83%) .NET
26 30 (8.55%) Manual Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (3.42%) CMS
1 12 (3.42%) Drupal
2 6 (1.71%) IIS
3 4 (1.14%) Confluence
3 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (4.27%) MS Office
2 12 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (2.28%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (0.85%) Summit
2 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.56%) MPLS
2 4 (1.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.71%) SSDT
6 3 (0.85%) MySQL
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.57%) QlikView
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 68 (19.37%) Selenium
2 31 (8.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (6.55%) FitNesse
4 17 (4.84%) JIRA
4 17 (4.84%) WebDriver
5 13 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 12 (3.42%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.42%) Bugzilla
7 11 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.85%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.28%) TestDirector
11 7 (1.99%) JMeter
11 7 (1.99%) NUnit
12 6 (1.71%) Rational Functional Tester
12 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.71%) WebLOAD
13 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.42%) JBehave
General
1 224 (63.82%) Finance
2 177 (50.43%) Retail
3 149 (42.45%) Banking
4 133 (37.89%) Aerospace
5 21 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.56%) Marketing
7 14 (3.99%) German Language
8 10 (2.85%) French Language
9 5 (1.42%) Games
9 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.14%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.14%) Billing
11 3 (0.85%) Back Office
11 3 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (41.31%) Analyst
2 127 (36.18%) Consultant
3 119 (33.90%) Test Consultant
4 118 (33.62%) Test Analyst
5 35 (9.97%) Test Manager
5 35 (9.97%) Tester
6 29 (8.26%) Team Leader
6 29 (8.26%) Test Team Leader
7 22 (6.27%) Test Leader
8 18 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 18 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 17 (4.84%) Data Consultant
10 16 (4.56%) QA Analyst
11 15 (4.27%) QA Tester
12 13 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (3.70%) Junior
12 13 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
13 12 (3.42%) Senior Test Engineer
14 8 (2.28%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.83%) .NET
2 18 (5.13%) XML
3 13 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.70%) SOAP
4 12 (3.42%) Web Services
4 12 (3.42%) HTML
5 6 (1.71%) LINQ
5 6 (1.71%) WCF
6 3 (0.85%) CSS
6 3 (0.85%) XML Messaging
6 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.85%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) JSP
7 2 (0.57%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) RESTful
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.84%) iPhone
4 14 (3.99%) Open Source
5 12 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.56%) GIS
7 5 (1.42%) iPad
8 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) Derivative
10 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.28%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) Online Games
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.41%) UNIX
1 19 (5.41%) Windows
2 12 (3.42%) Linux
3 8 (2.28%) Android
4 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (73.50%) Software Testing
2 219 (62.39%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (43.59%) Scrum
4 63 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 51 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (12.82%) Test Management
7 41 (11.68%) Test Strategy
8 39 (11.11%) ETL
9 37 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (10.54%) Automated Testing
10 34 (9.69%) Automation Testing
11 32 (9.12%) Test Automation
12 30 (8.55%) Manual Testing
13 28 (7.98%) Test Planning
13 28 (7.98%) BDD
14 27 (7.69%) Performance Testing
15 25 (7.12%) Project Management
16 24 (6.84%) Waterfall
17 23 (6.55%) ITIL
18 21 (5.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.65%) SQL
2 35 (9.97%) C#
3 23 (6.55%) Java
4 12 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.71%) C
6 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.14%) C++
7 3 (0.85%) PHP
7 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.28%) Tcl
8 1 (0.28%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 311 (88.60%) ISEB
2 137 (39.03%) ISTQB
3 23 (6.55%) Degree
4 16 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.57%) HND
11 1 (0.28%) CISSP
11 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (61.82%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (20.23%) HP
2 24 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.71%) Oracle
4 5 (1.42%) BT
5 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.85%) Sophos
6 3 (0.85%) ESRI
6 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
6 3 (0.85%) Lumension
7 2 (0.57%) SAP
7 2 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos
8 1 (0.28%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.28%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.28%) Capita
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £29,935 - 42,626 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bank of England
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Helath care & Performance bouns
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago