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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
England / London
Rank 533 509 461
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 43 129 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.20% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 95 72
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,836 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £59,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%

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
7875 10744 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.84% 26.43% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 8912 8676
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +17 2 £33,340 -25.91% 1
Beckenham - 2 £25,750 -
Westminster - 1 £33,340 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 89 (75.42%) ISTQB
2 80 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (60.17%) ISEB
4 63 (53.39%) QA
5 56 (47.46%) Software Testing
6 50 (42.37%) SQL
7 46 (38.98%) Test Scripting
8 38 (32.20%) Test Strategy
9 36 (30.51%) Selenium
9 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
10 34 (28.81%) Java
11 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
11 32 (27.12%) SDLC
12 28 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (23.73%) Degree
12 28 (23.73%) BDD
13 27 (22.88%) DV Cleared
13 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
14 26 (22.03%) C
14 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
15 25 (21.19%) JIRA
15 25 (21.19%) Test Automation
16 24 (20.34%) Manual Testing
17 23 (19.49%) Oracle
17 23 (19.49%) Test Management
18 22 (18.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (18.64%) Functional Testing
18 22 (18.64%) .NET
18 22 (18.64%) MS Office
19 21 (17.80%) 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 10 (8.47%) ArcGIS
1 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
1 10 (8.47%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.24%) Confluence
3 5 (4.24%) Documentum
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.64%) MS Office
3 10 (8.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.54%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) GIS
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (2.54%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (30.51%) Selenium
2 25 (21.19%) JIRA
3 15 (12.71%) Cucumber
3 15 (12.71%) SoapUI
3 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.02%) WebDriver
5 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.17%) SpecFlow
6 10 (8.47%) ClearCase
6 10 (8.47%) Eclipse
7 9 (7.63%) WATIR
8 8 (6.78%) JMeter
9 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.93%) HP UFT
9 7 (5.93%) TestLink
10 6 (5.08%) Appium
10 6 (5.08%) Capybara
10 6 (5.08%) Gerrit
10 6 (5.08%) Mercurial
10 6 (5.08%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Games
3 9 (7.63%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.54%) iGaming
7 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) Analyst
2 42 (35.59%) Test Analyst
3 24 (20.34%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.71%) Tester
5 14 (11.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) Senior Manager
7 12 (10.17%) Senior Test Manager
8 10 (8.47%) Development Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Software Integration Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) QA Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Java Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) QA Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Systems Tester
13 5 (4.24%) Systems Test Analyst
13 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
13 5 (4.24%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) .NET
2 21 (17.80%) Web Services
3 18 (15.25%) XML
4 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.32%) J2EE
6 10 (8.47%) Dojo
6 10 (8.47%) GWT
6 10 (8.47%) JSF
7 7 (5.93%) Qt
8 6 (5.08%) HTML
9 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.39%) SOAP
10 3 (2.54%) Ajax
10 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 3 (2.54%) LAMP
10 3 (2.54%) XBRL
11 1 (0.85%) CSS
11 1 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.93%) Online Games
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.54%) iPad
6 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.69%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.69%) Robotics
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Windows
2 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.02%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) Unix
6 3 (2.54%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) Software Testing
3 46 (38.98%) Test Scripting
4 38 (32.20%) Test Strategy
5 32 (27.12%) SDLC
6 28 (23.73%) BDD
7 25 (21.19%) Test Automation
8 24 (20.34%) Manual Testing
9 23 (19.49%) Test Management
10 22 (18.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (18.64%) Functional Testing
11 20 (16.95%) Process Management
11 20 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (15.25%) Coaching
12 18 (15.25%) Defect Management
12 18 (15.25%) Scrum
12 18 (15.25%) SOA
13 17 (14.41%) DevOps
13 17 (14.41%) Regression Testing
13 17 (14.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) SQL
2 34 (28.81%) Java
3 26 (22.03%) C
4 15 (12.71%) C#
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.08%) Ruby
9 5 (4.24%) Python
10 4 (3.39%) PHP
11 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.69%) C++
12 2 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (75.42%) ISTQB
2 71 (60.17%) ISEB
3 28 (23.73%) Degree
4 27 (22.88%) DV Cleared
4 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
5 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (10.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (53.39%) QA
2 12 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.49%) Oracle
3 11 (9.32%) HP
4 10 (8.47%) ESRI
4 10 (8.47%) Fujitsu
4 10 (8.47%) Google
4 10 (8.47%) Lumension
4 10 (8.47%) Sophos
5 6 (5.08%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.08%) SAP
6 5 (4.24%) EMC
6 5 (4.24%) Pega
7 4 (3.39%) hybris
8 3 (2.54%) ATG
8 3 (2.54%) Cognos
8 3 (2.54%) Demandware
8 3 (2.54%) IBM
8 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.54%) Xceptor
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