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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 459 494 454
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 157 134 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 80 91 135
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -11.42%
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
11564 10924 11641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.48% 25.38% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9413 8758 9715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -12 14 £43,000 -11.34% 4
Croydon +10 6 - -
Docklands, London -7 3 - -
Beckenham -1 2 £26,000 +61.05% 1
Surbiton -2 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £53,750 -
Harrow - 1 £27,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 313 (88.17%) ISEB
2 246 (69.30%) Software Testing
3 228 (64.23%) Finance
4 221 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (58.31%) QA
6 169 (47.61%) Retail
7 150 (42.25%) Scrum
8 149 (41.97%) Banking
9 143 (40.28%) ISTQB
10 133 (37.46%) Aerospace
11 78 (21.97%) SQL
12 72 (20.28%) HP Quality Center
13 69 (19.44%) HP
14 68 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 67 (18.87%) Test Scripting
16 66 (18.59%) Selenium
17 52 (14.65%) Test Management
18 46 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (11.83%) ETL
20 39 (10.99%) C#
20 39 (10.99%) Test Strategy
21 38 (10.70%) Test Automation
21 38 (10.70%) SQL Server
22 37 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
23 35 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
24 32 (9.01%) .NET
25 31 (8.73%) Microsoft
25 31 (8.73%) Automated Testing
26 29 (8.17%) QuickTest Pro
27 27 (7.61%) Validation

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.82%) CMS
1 10 (2.82%) Drupal
2 6 (1.69%) IIS
3 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.13%) Confluence
4 3 (0.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (5.92%) MS Office
2 14 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.85%) MS Project
5 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Summit
2 2 (0.56%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.51%) MPLS
2 2 (0.56%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.25%) SSDT
6 3 (0.85%) MySQL
7 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 66 (18.59%) Selenium
2 29 (8.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (6.48%) JIRA
4 22 (6.20%) FitNesse
5 17 (4.79%) WebDriver
6 14 (3.94%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.66%) LoadRunner
8 11 (3.10%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.82%) Bugzilla
9 10 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.54%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.25%) Rational Functional Tester
11 8 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.25%) NUnit
11 8 (2.25%) TestDirector
12 7 (1.97%) JMeter
13 6 (1.69%) WebLOAD
13 6 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 228 (64.23%) Finance
2 169 (47.61%) Retail
3 149 (41.97%) Banking
4 133 (37.46%) Aerospace
5 15 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.23%) German Language
6 13 (3.66%) Marketing
7 11 (3.10%) French Language
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (40.56%) Analyst
2 119 (33.52%) Consultant
3 117 (32.96%) Test Analyst
4 109 (30.70%) Test Consultant
5 43 (12.11%) Tester
6 34 (9.58%) Test Manager
7 24 (6.76%) Test Team Leader
7 24 (6.76%) Team Leader
8 21 (5.92%) Test Engineer
9 20 (5.63%) Test Leader
10 19 (5.35%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.79%) Data Warehouse Consultant
11 17 (4.79%) Data Consultant
12 16 (4.51%) QA Analyst
13 14 (3.94%) QA Tester
14 13 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (3.66%) Junior
14 13 (3.66%) Automation Analyst
15 12 (3.38%) Senior Test Engineer
16 10 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.01%) .NET
2 17 (4.79%) XML
3 15 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.66%) SOAP
4 13 (3.66%) Web Services
4 13 (3.66%) HTML
5 8 (2.25%) WCF
5 8 (2.25%) LINQ
6 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.85%) CSS
6 3 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.85%) REST
6 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.56%) JSP
7 2 (0.56%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) Spring
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) QuickFIX
8 1 (0.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.23%) iPhone
4 11 (3.10%) Open Source
5 10 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.82%) GIS
6 6 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.41%) iPad
8 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.56%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) Equities
11 1 (0.28%) Derivative
11 1 (0.28%) Online Games
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.63%) UNIX
2 19 (5.35%) Windows
3 12 (3.38%) Linux
4 8 (2.25%) Android
5 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (69.30%) Software Testing
2 221 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (42.25%) Scrum
4 68 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 67 (18.87%) Test Scripting
6 52 (14.65%) Test Management
7 42 (11.83%) ETL
8 39 (10.99%) Test Strategy
9 38 (10.70%) Test Automation
10 37 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (8.73%) Automated Testing
12 27 (7.61%) Manual Testing
12 27 (7.61%) Validation
13 26 (7.32%) Automation Testing
14 25 (7.04%) Waterfall
14 25 (7.04%) BDD
14 25 (7.04%) ITIL
14 25 (7.04%) Performance Testing
15 24 (6.76%) Business Analysis
16 23 (6.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.97%) SQL
2 39 (10.99%) C#
3 21 (5.92%) Java
4 15 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.41%) C
6 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.85%) PHP
7 3 (0.85%) C++
8 2 (0.56%) Python
8 2 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 313 (88.17%) ISEB
2 143 (40.28%) ISTQB
3 23 (6.48%) Degree
4 16 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.13%) VCP4
10 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) MCP
11 2 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (58.31%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (20.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (19.44%) HP
2 31 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.97%) Oracle
4 7 (1.97%) BT
5 4 (1.13%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.85%) ESRI
6 3 (0.85%) Lumension
6 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
6 3 (0.85%) SAP
6 3 (0.85%) Sophos
7 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Capita
8 1 (0.28%) 29West
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos
8 1 (0.28%) OpenLink
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Beckenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Piccadilly Circus, London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + 15% Bonus & Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago