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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
England / London
Rank 546 530 491
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 37 119 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 1.13% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 92 79
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,250 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -12.73%

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
7878 10551 10657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.58% 25.96% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6366 8837 8680
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 0 3 £33,340 -39.38% 5
Beckenham - 3 £29,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -
Westminster - 1 £33,340 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 77 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 68 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (61.90%) ISEB
4 52 (49.52%) QA
5 46 (43.81%) Software Testing
6 41 (39.05%) SQL
7 38 (36.19%) Test Scripting
8 30 (28.57%) Java
9 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
9 29 (27.62%) Selenium
10 27 (25.71%) Test Strategy
11 26 (24.76%) Test Automation
11 26 (24.76%) DV Cleared
11 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
11 26 (24.76%) JIRA
11 26 (24.76%) SDLC
12 25 (23.81%) Manual Testing
13 24 (22.86%) Degree
13 24 (22.86%) BDD
13 24 (22.86%) C
13 24 (22.86%) Oracle
14 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
15 21 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
17 19 (18.10%) Web Services
17 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
18 18 (17.14%) DevOps
18 18 (17.14%) Test Management
18 18 (17.14%) Process 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 10 (9.52%) ArcGIS
1 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 10 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (4.76%) Confluence
2 5 (4.76%) Documentum
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.24%) MS Office
3 10 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.81%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) GIS
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Endeca
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Selenium
2 26 (24.76%) JIRA
3 15 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 11 (10.48%) SpecFlow
8 10 (9.52%) ClearCase
8 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
8 10 (9.52%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (7.62%) WATIR
10 7 (6.67%) Appium
10 7 (6.67%) Capybara
10 7 (6.67%) Gerrit
10 7 (6.67%) JMeter
10 7 (6.67%) Mercurial
10 7 (6.67%) TestLink
11 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Games
2 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.86%) iGaming
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (41.90%) Analyst
2 37 (35.24%) Test Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) Test Manager
4 14 (13.33%) Tester
5 12 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Development Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Test Manager
6 10 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Software Integration Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Functional Tester
11 5 (4.76%) Manual Tester
11 5 (4.76%) QA Tester
11 5 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) Web Services
2 15 (14.29%) XML
3 11 (10.48%) J2EE
4 10 (9.52%) .NET
4 10 (9.52%) Dojo
4 10 (9.52%) GWT
4 10 (9.52%) JSF
5 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.76%) LAMP
7 3 (2.86%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.86%) HTML
7 3 (2.86%) Qt
8 1 (0.95%) Ajax
8 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.95%) CSS
8 1 (0.95%) RESTful
8 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Online Games
3 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.81%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.90%) Robotics
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) MPEG
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.95%) STB
7 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.48%) Linux
4 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.81%) Kali Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) Software Testing
3 38 (36.19%) Test Scripting
4 27 (25.71%) Test Strategy
5 26 (24.76%) SDLC
5 26 (24.76%) Test Automation
6 25 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 24 (22.86%) BDD
8 21 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
10 18 (17.14%) DevOps
10 18 (17.14%) Process Management
10 18 (17.14%) Test Management
11 17 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (15.24%) Integration Testing
12 16 (15.24%) Regression Testing
13 15 (14.29%) Scrum
14 14 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (13.33%) TDD
14 14 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.05%) SQL
2 30 (28.57%) Java
3 24 (22.86%) C
4 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.52%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (6.67%) Ruby
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
7 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 65 (61.90%) ISEB
3 26 (24.76%) DV Cleared
3 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
4 24 (22.86%) Degree
5 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (49.52%) QA
2 10 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.86%) Oracle
3 10 (9.52%) ESRI
3 10 (9.52%) Fujitsu
3 10 (9.52%) Google
3 10 (9.52%) HP
3 10 (9.52%) Lumension
3 10 (9.52%) Sophos
4 7 (6.67%) SAP
5 6 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.76%) EMC
6 5 (4.76%) Pega
7 4 (3.81%) ATG
7 4 (3.81%) Demandware
7 4 (3.81%) hybris
8 3 (2.86%) CA
8 3 (2.86%) Cognos
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.95%) Teradata
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