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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 543 520 505
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 90 134 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 82 69 68
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,200 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
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
11341 12599 11271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.72% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9220 10129 9196
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +26 15 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Feltham - 1 £41,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £47,500 - 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 170 (79.07%) ISEB
2 134 (62.33%) ISTQB
3 109 (50.70%) Finance
4 105 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (43.26%) QA
6 82 (38.14%) Test Scripting
7 78 (36.28%) Software Testing
8 65 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 61 (28.37%) Selenium
10 58 (26.98%) SQL
11 55 (25.58%) SDLC
12 52 (24.19%) Java
12 52 (24.19%) Test Automation
13 47 (21.86%) Automation Testing
14 43 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 43 (20.00%) Retail
15 40 (18.60%) C#
16 36 (16.74%) Scrum
17 35 (16.28%) HP
18 34 (15.81%) Degree
18 34 (15.81%) HP Quality Center
19 33 (15.35%) Banking
20 31 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (13.49%) FitNesse
22 27 (12.56%) Test Management
23 26 (12.09%) Integration Testing
23 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
24 24 (11.16%) Coaching
25 23 (10.70%) Oracle
25 23 (10.70%) Waterfall

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Project
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.47%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Veeva
2 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) MPLS
2 1 (0.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.86%) SSDT
4 4 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (28.37%) Selenium
2 29 (13.49%) FitNesse
3 21 (9.77%) HP UFT
4 18 (8.37%) JIRA
4 18 (8.37%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.19%) LoadRunner
8 7 (3.26%) JMeter
8 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.26%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.86%) JUnit
10 4 (1.86%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.86%) Calabash
10 4 (1.86%) RSpec
10 4 (1.86%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.86%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.40%) TestComplete
General
1 109 (50.70%) Finance
2 43 (20.00%) Retail
3 33 (15.35%) Banking
4 18 (8.37%) Aerospace
5 12 (5.58%) Billing
6 9 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.86%) Law
8 4 (1.86%) Games
9 3 (1.40%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) German Language
9 3 (1.40%) Front Office
9 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.93%) Back Office
10 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (37.67%) Analyst
2 55 (25.58%) Tester
3 54 (25.12%) Test Analyst
4 40 (18.60%) Consultant
5 33 (15.35%) Test Consultant
6 24 (11.16%) Test Engineer
7 22 (10.23%) QA Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Test Leader
9 14 (6.51%) Software Tester
9 14 (6.51%) Graduate
10 12 (5.58%) QA Leader
11 11 (5.12%) Automation Tester
12 9 (4.19%) Graduate Software Tester
12 9 (4.19%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.19%) QA Engineer
12 9 (4.19%) Manual Tester
13 8 (3.72%) Senior Manager
14 7 (3.26%) Test Manager
15 6 (2.79%) Junior
15 6 (2.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.37%) XML
2 12 (5.58%) Gherkin
3 10 (4.65%) .NET
4 7 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (3.26%) HTML
5 5 (2.33%) SOAP
6 4 (1.86%) Web Services
6 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.86%) WCF
6 4 (1.86%) LINQ
6 4 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.40%) XSD
8 2 (0.93%) CSS
8 2 (0.93%) Spring
8 2 (0.93%) QuickFIX
8 2 (0.93%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (0.47%) RESTful
9 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) SWIFT
3 8 (3.72%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.79%) Derivative
5 5 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.86%) Equities
6 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) GIS
7 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) AS400
8 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.93%) iPad
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) New Media
9 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.79%) UNIX
1 6 (2.79%) Windows
2 5 (2.33%) Linux
2 5 (2.33%) Android
3 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (38.14%) Test Scripting
3 78 (36.28%) Software Testing
4 65 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (25.58%) SDLC
6 52 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 47 (21.86%) Automation Testing
8 43 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 36 (16.74%) Scrum
10 27 (12.56%) Test Management
11 26 (12.09%) Integration Testing
12 24 (11.16%) Coaching
13 23 (10.70%) Waterfall
14 22 (10.23%) System Testing
15 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (9.30%) ITIL
16 20 (9.30%) Manual Testing
17 19 (8.84%) Regression Testing
18 17 (7.91%) Time Management
19 16 (7.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.98%) SQL
2 52 (24.19%) Java
3 40 (18.60%) C#
4 13 (6.05%) Python
5 12 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.19%) Ruby
8 4 (1.86%) C
9 3 (1.40%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) VBScript
10 2 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 170 (79.07%) ISEB
2 134 (62.33%) ISTQB
3 34 (15.81%) Degree
4 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.40%) HP ASE
6 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.93%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (43.26%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 34 (15.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (16.28%) HP
2 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.70%) Oracle
4 15 (6.98%) Capita
5 7 (3.26%) SAP
5 7 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.79%) Cognos
7 4 (1.86%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.86%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.40%) BT
9 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) Remedy
9 1 (0.47%) OpenLink
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London, South East
PS Computer
Salary: upto £41k per annum + bens , bonus & expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
AllSaints
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
GDIT
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago