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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 524 478 528
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +50
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 115 165 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 1.57% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 92 70 98
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £38,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +78 29 £55,000 +33.33% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £47,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 182 (81.61%) ISEB
2 174 (78.03%) ISTQB
3 136 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (54.26%) QA
5 107 (47.98%) Finance
6 103 (46.19%) Software Testing
7 98 (43.95%) Test Scripting
8 97 (43.50%) Test Automation
9 95 (42.60%) Selenium
10 94 (42.15%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (34.08%) SQL
11 76 (34.08%) Degree
12 69 (30.94%) JIRA
13 60 (26.91%) Automated Testing
14 56 (25.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (25.11%) Java
15 53 (23.77%) HP UFT
16 49 (21.97%) XML
16 49 (21.97%) BDD
17 48 (21.52%) Automation Testing
18 47 (21.08%) SQL Server
19 46 (20.63%) Regression Testing
19 46 (20.63%) SDLC
19 46 (20.63%) Test Planning
20 45 (20.18%) Microsoft
21 43 (19.28%) Scrum
22 42 (18.83%) Retail
22 42 (18.83%) Defect Management
23 41 (18.39%) Oracle
24 40 (17.94%) TDD

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.24%) ArcGIS
2 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.24%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (1.35%) CMS
3 3 (1.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.45%) MTS
Applications
1 36 (16.14%) MS Office
2 28 (12.56%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.24%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Endur
4 1 (0.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.62%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.17%) DB2
3 16 (7.17%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.24%) GIS
6 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (42.60%) Selenium
2 69 (30.94%) JIRA
3 53 (23.77%) HP UFT
4 39 (17.49%) WebDriver
5 37 (16.59%) Cucumber
6 35 (15.70%) Jenkins
7 32 (14.35%) SoapUI
8 18 (8.07%) JMeter
8 18 (8.07%) Visual Studio
9 17 (7.62%) Git (software)
9 17 (7.62%) WATIR
10 15 (6.73%) Bugzilla
11 11 (4.93%) Rational Functional Tester
11 11 (4.93%) SilkTest
12 10 (4.48%) Appium
12 10 (4.48%) Gerrit
12 10 (4.48%) Mercurial
13 9 (4.04%) Hudson
14 7 (3.14%) NeoLoad
14 7 (3.14%) RubyMine
General
1 107 (47.98%) Finance
2 42 (18.83%) Retail
3 39 (17.49%) Banking
4 15 (6.73%) Games
5 6 (2.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.79%) Front Office
6 4 (1.79%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) iGaming
8 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (52.02%) Analyst
2 84 (37.67%) Test Analyst
3 62 (27.80%) Tester
4 44 (19.73%) Automation Tester
5 35 (15.70%) QA Analyst
6 24 (10.76%) Automation Analyst
6 24 (10.76%) Web Tester
7 22 (9.87%) Selenium Tester
7 22 (9.87%) Test Manager
8 20 (8.97%) Automation Test Analyst
8 20 (8.97%) Financial Analyst
9 16 (7.17%) QA Test Analyst
10 12 (5.38%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.93%) QA Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.48%) Developer
12 10 (4.48%) Manual Test Analyst
12 10 (4.48%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.97%) XML
2 29 (13.00%) HTML
3 27 (12.11%) .NET
3 27 (12.11%) SOAP
4 26 (11.66%) Gherkin
5 22 (9.87%) RESTful
6 21 (9.42%) J2EE
7 18 (8.07%) Web Services
8 17 (7.62%) CSS
8 17 (7.62%) JSON
9 12 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.93%) XBRL
11 9 (4.04%) REST
12 5 (2.24%) Dojo
12 5 (2.24%) GWT
12 5 (2.24%) JSF
13 1 (0.45%) Ajax
13 1 (0.45%) Behat
13 1 (0.45%) Django
13 1 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 94 (42.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (14.80%) Computer Science
2 33 (14.80%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.83%) Physics
4 11 (4.93%) SWIFT
5 10 (4.48%) Credit Risk
6 8 (3.59%) Derivative
6 8 (3.59%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.59%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.14%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.79%) Fintech
10 3 (1.35%) Replication
11 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.90%) Online Games
12 1 (0.45%) Equities
12 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.90%) Unix
2 28 (12.56%) Linux
3 12 (5.38%) Windows
4 7 (3.14%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.24%) Android
7 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (46.19%) Software Testing
3 98 (43.95%) Test Scripting
4 97 (43.50%) Test Automation
5 60 (26.91%) Automated Testing
6 56 (25.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (21.97%) BDD
8 48 (21.52%) Automation Testing
9 46 (20.63%) Regression Testing
9 46 (20.63%) SDLC
9 46 (20.63%) Test Planning
10 43 (19.28%) Scrum
11 42 (18.83%) Defect Management
12 40 (17.94%) TDD
12 40 (17.94%) Test Management
13 39 (17.49%) Test Strategy
14 37 (16.59%) Integration Testing
14 37 (16.59%) System Testing
15 35 (15.70%) Business Analysis
15 35 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.08%) SQL
2 56 (25.11%) Java
3 25 (11.21%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.31%) C#
5 20 (8.97%) C
6 12 (5.38%) Ruby
7 11 (4.93%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.35%) VBScript
11 2 (0.90%) Python
12 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 182 (81.61%) ISEB
2 174 (78.03%) ISTQB
3 76 (34.08%) Degree
4 10 (4.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (3.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.24%) CISSP
7 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (54.26%) QA
2 11 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.93%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) SDET
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (12.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.39%) Oracle
3 28 (12.56%) HP
4 16 (7.17%) hybris
5 11 (4.93%) SAP
6 10 (4.48%) Bloomberg
6 10 (4.48%) Reuters
7 8 (3.59%) ATG
8 7 (3.14%) Charles River
8 7 (3.14%) Google
9 6 (2.69%) Wall Street Systems
10 5 (2.24%) ESRI
10 5 (2.24%) Fujitsu
10 5 (2.24%) Lumension
10 5 (2.24%) Sophos
10 5 (2.24%) VMware
11 2 (0.90%) Lotus
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix
12 1 (0.45%) OpenLink
12 1 (0.45%) Sybase
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 8 days ago
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Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago