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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 540 559 557
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 82 100 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.89% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 87 78
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,469 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +11.84%
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
9506 11248 12207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.06% 25.29% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7968 9146 9790
Median salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
City of London +56 12 £32,788 -27.13% 3
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Beckenham +6 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £33,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 173 (83.57%) ISEB
2 159 (76.81%) ISTQB
3 126 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (55.56%) QA
5 109 (52.66%) Finance
6 106 (51.21%) Degree
7 85 (41.06%) Test Scripting
8 82 (39.61%) Software Testing
9 80 (38.65%) Selenium
10 79 (38.16%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (37.68%) SQL
12 69 (33.33%) HP UFT
13 68 (32.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 63 (30.43%) Java
14 63 (30.43%) Test Management
15 62 (29.95%) Microsoft
16 61 (29.47%) Automated Testing
17 60 (28.99%) Banking
18 57 (27.54%) Test Automation
18 57 (27.54%) Defect Management
19 54 (26.09%) Time Management
20 53 (25.60%) SDLC
21 52 (25.12%) Oracle
22 51 (24.64%) .NET
22 51 (24.64%) Waterfall
23 50 (24.15%) MS Office
23 50 (24.15%) XML
23 50 (24.15%) Linux
24 49 (23.67%) Test Strategy
24 49 (23.67%) Functional Testing

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 32 (15.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.83%) Confluence
3 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.97%) Xceptor
4 1 (0.48%) Drupal
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.48%) MTS
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (24.15%) MS Office
2 39 (18.84%) MS Excel
3 34 (16.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.97%) Primavera
2 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) Internet
2 6 (2.90%) SSH
3 4 (1.93%) 2G
3 4 (1.93%) 3G
3 4 (1.93%) 3GPP
3 4 (1.93%) 4G
3 4 (1.93%) GPRS
3 4 (1.93%) GSM
3 4 (1.93%) HTTP
3 4 (1.93%) INAP
3 4 (1.93%) M3UA
3 4 (1.93%) SCCP
3 4 (1.93%) SCTP
3 4 (1.93%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (1.93%) SMPP
3 4 (1.93%) TCAP
3 4 (1.93%) UMTS
3 4 (1.93%) VoIP
4 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.97%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (38.65%) Selenium
2 69 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 42 (20.29%) JIRA
4 32 (15.46%) Cucumber
5 30 (14.49%) Rational Functional Tester
5 30 (14.49%) SilkTest
6 25 (12.08%) Jenkins
7 21 (10.14%) Git (software)
8 18 (8.70%) SoapUI
9 16 (7.73%) JMeter
10 12 (5.80%) WATIR
10 12 (5.80%) WebDriver
11 11 (5.31%) Appium
12 10 (4.83%) Gerrit
12 10 (4.83%) Hudson
12 10 (4.83%) Mercurial
12 10 (4.83%) Paros
13 8 (3.86%) LoadRunner
13 8 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.90%) MSTest
General
1 109 (52.66%) Finance
2 60 (28.99%) Banking
3 13 (6.28%) Retail
4 9 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.42%) Games
7 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.97%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (60.39%) Analyst
2 106 (51.21%) Test Analyst
3 34 (16.43%) Test Manager
4 30 (14.49%) Financial Analyst
5 21 (10.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 20 (9.66%) QA Analyst
7 18 (8.70%) QA Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) Tester
8 17 (8.21%) Service Analyst
9 15 (7.25%) Test Engineer
10 14 (6.76%) Lead Test Analyst
11 13 (6.28%) Automation Tester
11 13 (6.28%) Senior Manager
11 13 (6.28%) Senior Test Manager
11 13 (6.28%) Test Leader
12 12 (5.80%) Manual Test Analyst
12 12 (5.80%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (4.83%) Applications Support
13 10 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (4.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.64%) .NET
2 50 (24.15%) XML
3 37 (17.87%) HTML
3 37 (17.87%) SOAP
4 32 (15.46%) Web Services
5 30 (14.49%) XBRL
6 12 (5.80%) REST
7 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.90%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.45%) JSON
10 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.97%) Qt
11 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.48%) Ajax
11 1 (0.48%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.48%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.48%) Java EE
11 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (38.16%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (21.26%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.31%) SWIFT
5 10 (4.83%) Credit Risk
6 8 (3.86%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.42%) Fintech
7 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.93%) NHS
9 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.45%) Online Games
9 3 (1.45%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Derivative
10 2 (0.97%) Equities
10 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.97%) Physics
10 2 (0.97%) Replication
11 1 (0.48%) BBC
11 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.15%) Linux
2 40 (19.32%) Unix
3 10 (4.83%) Kali Linux
4 9 (4.35%) Windows
5 6 (2.90%) Android
5 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.48%) HPUX
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.06%) Test Scripting
3 82 (39.61%) Software Testing
4 68 (32.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 63 (30.43%) Test Management
6 61 (29.47%) Automated Testing
7 57 (27.54%) Defect Management
7 57 (27.54%) Test Automation
8 54 (26.09%) Time Management
9 53 (25.60%) SDLC
10 51 (24.64%) Waterfall
11 49 (23.67%) Functional Testing
11 49 (23.67%) Test Strategy
12 46 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
13 44 (21.26%) Regression Testing
14 43 (20.77%) Service Delivery
15 42 (20.29%) ITIL
15 42 (20.29%) Wealth Management
16 38 (18.36%) Manual Testing
17 36 (17.39%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.68%) SQL
2 63 (30.43%) Java
3 33 (15.94%) VB.NET
4 25 (12.08%) C
5 21 (10.14%) Ruby
6 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.80%) C#
8 8 (3.86%) Python
9 7 (3.38%) PHP
10 5 (2.42%) C++
11 3 (1.45%) Groovy
11 3 (1.45%) Scala
12 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 173 (83.57%) ISEB
2 159 (76.81%) ISTQB
3 106 (51.21%) Degree
4 30 (14.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 13 (6.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (4.83%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.42%) MBA
8 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (55.56%) QA
2 20 (9.66%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) SDET
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) FATCA
4 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (29.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (25.12%) Oracle
3 43 (20.77%) HP
4 31 (14.98%) SAP
5 10 (4.83%) Bloomberg
5 10 (4.83%) Reuters
6 6 (2.90%) IBM
7 3 (1.45%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.97%) ATG
8 2 (0.97%) Cognos
8 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.97%) Sybase
9 1 (0.48%) Endeca
9 1 (0.48%) hybris
9 1 (0.48%) VMware
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK-wide, SE England, London
Infuse Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience, plus bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago