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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 542 534 467
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -67
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 57 131 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.16% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 85
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
8602 11305 11517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.42% 26.09% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6938 9172 9407
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +15 6 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Beckenham - 2 £25,750 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 104 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (61.03%) ISEB
4 76 (55.88%) QA
5 68 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 60 (44.12%) SQL
7 59 (43.38%) Test Scripting
8 47 (34.56%) Test Strategy
9 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
10 41 (30.15%) Degree
11 39 (28.68%) Selenium
12 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
12 37 (27.21%) Java
12 37 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (25.74%) Test Management
14 34 (25.00%) SDLC
15 33 (24.26%) .NET
15 33 (24.26%) SQL Server
16 32 (23.53%) Finance
17 31 (22.79%) Oracle
17 31 (22.79%) JIRA
18 30 (22.06%) DV Cleared
18 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
18 30 (22.06%) MS Office
19 29 (21.32%) C
20 28 (20.59%) Test Automation
21 27 (19.85%) Defect Management
22 26 (19.12%) BDD
22 26 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
22 26 (19.12%) Web Services

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 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.35%) ArcGIS
2 10 (7.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.68%) Confluence
5 4 (2.94%) Documentum
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
2 30 (22.06%) MS Office
3 10 (7.35%) Photoshop
4 8 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.21%) SAP hybris
4 2 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) GIS
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (28.68%) Selenium
2 31 (22.79%) JIRA
3 17 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 16 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 16 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (11.03%) HP UFT
6 14 (10.29%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 12 (8.82%) SpecFlow
8 11 (8.09%) Eclipse
9 10 (7.35%) ClearCase
10 9 (6.62%) WATIR
11 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
11 7 (5.15%) JMeter
11 7 (5.15%) LoadRunner
11 7 (5.15%) TestLink
12 6 (4.41%) MSTest
12 6 (4.41%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (3.68%) Gerrit
13 5 (3.68%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 14 (10.29%) Games
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.21%) iGaming
7 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (47.06%) Analyst
2 53 (38.97%) Test Analyst
3 32 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 17 (12.50%) Tester
5 15 (11.03%) Senior Manager
5 15 (11.03%) Senior Test Manager
6 14 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Development Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) QA Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Software Development Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Software Integration Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) QA Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Systems Test Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.41%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.26%) .NET
2 26 (19.12%) Web Services
3 25 (18.38%) XML
4 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.56%) HTML
6 11 (8.09%) J2EE
7 10 (7.35%) Dojo
7 10 (7.35%) GWT
7 10 (7.35%) JSF
8 9 (6.62%) SOAP
9 8 (5.88%) XBRL
10 7 (5.15%) Qt
11 6 (4.41%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.94%) Ajax
12 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 1 (0.74%) CSS
13 1 (0.74%) iOS SDK
13 1 (0.74%) JSON
13 1 (0.74%) RESTful
13 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.15%) Online Games
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) iPad
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.47%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.47%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.47%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Robotics
7 2 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.97%) Linux
2 17 (12.50%) Windows
3 14 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.82%) Unix
5 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.21%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 59 (43.38%) Test Scripting
4 47 (34.56%) Test Strategy
5 35 (25.74%) Test Management
6 34 (25.00%) SDLC
7 28 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 27 (19.85%) Defect Management
9 26 (19.12%) BDD
9 26 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (16.91%) Functional Testing
10 23 (16.91%) Manual Testing
11 22 (16.18%) Coaching
11 22 (16.18%) SOA
12 21 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (15.44%) Process Management
13 19 (13.97%) DevOps
13 19 (13.97%) Risk Analysis
13 19 (13.97%) Test Planning
14 18 (13.24%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.12%) SQL
2 37 (27.21%) Java
3 29 (21.32%) C
4 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.29%) C#
5 14 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.41%) Ruby
8 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 104 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 83 (61.03%) ISEB
3 41 (30.15%) Degree
4 30 (22.06%) DV Cleared
4 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
5 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (11.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (55.88%) QA
2 17 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.79%) Oracle
3 17 (12.50%) HP
4 11 (8.09%) SAP
5 10 (7.35%) ESRI
5 10 (7.35%) Fujitsu
5 10 (7.35%) Google
5 10 (7.35%) Lumension
5 10 (7.35%) Sophos
6 6 (4.41%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.68%) Xceptor
8 4 (2.94%) Cognos
8 4 (2.94%) EMC
8 4 (2.94%) hybris
8 4 (2.94%) IBM
8 4 (2.94%) Pega
8 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.21%) ATG
9 3 (2.21%) Demandware
10 2 (1.47%) Reuters
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