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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 484 535 508
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 154 96 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.87% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 101
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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
11365 11017 13077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.77% 24.68% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9066 9080 11180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -1 20 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Chiswick +3 6 £42,500 -
Greenford - 3 - -
Hammersmith -1 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 256 (92.42%) ISEB
2 170 (61.37%) Software Testing
3 159 (57.40%) QA
4 150 (54.15%) Finance
5 115 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (36.10%) ISTQB
7 97 (35.02%) Retail
8 91 (32.85%) HP
9 78 (28.16%) HP Quality Center
9 78 (28.16%) Test Planning
10 71 (25.63%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (22.02%) SQL
12 56 (20.22%) Degree
13 52 (18.77%) Scrum
14 43 (15.52%) Automated Testing
14 43 (15.52%) Security Cleared
15 42 (15.16%) Test Scripting
16 41 (14.80%) Telecoms
17 40 (14.44%) Integration Testing
18 39 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
19 38 (13.72%) Project Management
19 38 (13.72%) Automation Testing
20 37 (13.36%) Selenium
21 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
22 35 (12.64%) Performance Testing
22 35 (12.64%) Banking
23 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
24 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
24 32 (11.55%) Test Management
25 31 (11.19%) ETL

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.17%) Drupal
2 6 (2.17%) CMS
3 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.05%) MS Office
1 14 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.08%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) RMDS
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.58%) MPLS
2 8 (2.89%) MVNO
3 4 (1.44%) Wireless
4 3 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) HSPA
5 2 (0.72%) LTE
5 2 (0.72%) NAS
5 2 (0.72%) GPRS
5 2 (0.72%) GSM
5 2 (0.72%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.72%) UMTS
5 2 (0.72%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.72%) 3G
5 2 (0.72%) HSDPA
5 2 (0.72%) 2G
5 2 (0.72%) HSUPA
6 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.44%) DB2
6 3 (1.08%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (13.36%) Selenium
2 22 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.50%) LoadRunner
5 14 (5.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (4.33%) Toad
7 11 (3.97%) FitNesse
7 11 (3.97%) TestNG
8 9 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.53%) Bugzilla
9 7 (2.53%) JUnit
9 7 (2.53%) MSTest
10 6 (2.17%) Calabash
10 6 (2.17%) JIRA
10 6 (2.17%) NUnit
11 5 (1.81%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 150 (54.15%) Finance
2 97 (35.02%) Retail
3 41 (14.80%) Telecoms
4 35 (12.64%) Banking
5 14 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 13 (4.69%) Aerospace
7 11 (3.97%) Back Office
8 8 (2.89%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.89%) Marketing
9 7 (2.53%) Billing
10 4 (1.44%) Games
11 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.08%) French Language
11 3 (1.08%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (36.10%) Analyst
2 95 (34.30%) Consultant
3 82 (29.60%) Test Consultant
4 68 (24.55%) Test Analyst
5 34 (12.27%) Tester
6 22 (7.94%) Test Manager
6 22 (7.94%) Business Analyst
7 21 (7.58%) Test Engineer
8 20 (7.22%) Team Leader
9 17 (6.14%) Junior
10 16 (5.78%) Junior Consultant
10 16 (5.78%) QA Analyst
11 14 (5.05%) Test Team Leader
11 14 (5.05%) Performance Test Consultant
11 14 (5.05%) Performance Consultant
12 13 (4.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 13 (4.69%) QA Tester
13 12 (4.33%) Senior Test Engineer
14 10 (3.61%) Test Leader
15 9 (3.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.39%) .NET
2 24 (8.66%) HTML
2 24 (8.66%) XML
3 16 (5.78%) Web Services
4 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.61%) WCF
4 10 (3.61%) LINQ
5 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.17%) Apache Flex
6 5 (1.81%) XML Messaging
6 5 (1.81%) J2EE
6 5 (1.81%) RESTful
7 4 (1.44%) LAMP
8 3 (1.08%) Flash
9 2 (0.72%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.72%) Java EE
10 1 (0.36%) JSON
10 1 (0.36%) JSP
10 1 (0.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) Client/Server
3 14 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.61%) Derivative
6 8 (2.89%) Open Source
7 6 (2.17%) iPhone
8 4 (1.44%) iPad
8 4 (1.44%) GIS
8 4 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.44%) Equities
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.36%) IPTV
10 1 (0.36%) Statistics
10 1 (0.36%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.78%) Windows
2 15 (5.42%) UNIX
3 9 (3.25%) Linux
4 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (61.37%) Software Testing
2 115 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (28.16%) Test Planning
4 52 (18.77%) Scrum
5 43 (15.52%) Automated Testing
6 42 (15.16%) Test Scripting
7 40 (14.44%) Integration Testing
8 39 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (13.72%) Project Management
9 38 (13.72%) Automation Testing
10 35 (12.64%) Performance Testing
11 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
12 32 (11.55%) Test Management
13 31 (11.19%) ETL
14 30 (10.83%) Manual Testing
15 26 (9.39%) PRINCE2
15 26 (9.39%) Test Strategy
16 23 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (8.30%) Business Analysis
17 22 (7.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.02%) SQL
2 26 (9.39%) Java
3 20 (7.22%) C#
4 15 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.25%) Perl
6 6 (2.17%) PowerHouse
7 5 (1.81%) C
8 4 (1.44%) PHP
9 3 (1.08%) VBA
9 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
10 2 (0.72%) C++
10 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.72%) Tcl
11 1 (0.36%) Python
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 256 (92.42%) ISEB
2 100 (36.10%) ISTQB
3 56 (20.22%) Degree
4 43 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 31 (11.19%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.66%) DV Cleared
7 21 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (6.86%) CTC Cleared
9 14 (5.05%) CISSP
10 9 (3.25%) CCNP
10 9 (3.25%) CISM
10 9 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.72%) HND
12 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (57.40%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (28.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (32.85%) HP
2 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.25%) Oracle
4 4 (1.44%) Charles River
4 4 (1.44%) Hitachi
5 3 (1.08%) SimCorp
5 3 (1.08%) Wall Street Systems
5 3 (1.08%) IBM
6 2 (0.72%) Lumension
6 2 (0.72%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Sophos
6 2 (0.72%) ESRI
7 1 (0.36%) Capita
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.36%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.36%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.36%) Sun
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos
7 1 (0.36%) Vermilion
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London
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London
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City, London
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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