The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 388 426 373
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -53
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 267 238 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 1.88% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 224 192 212
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
ISTQB
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
11673 12673 11498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.12% 25.75% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9585 10307 9398
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the London region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in London

ISTQB
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +61 62 £56,000 +14.28% 7
Chiswick +8 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Croydon 0 4 - -
Harrow - 2 £27,500 -
Hammersmith -8 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Wimbledon - 1 £50,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing ISTQB 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.

1 375 (72.67%) ISEB
2 246 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (47.29%) Software Testing
4 184 (35.66%) QA
5 169 (32.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 168 (32.56%) Finance
7 133 (25.78%) SQL
8 131 (25.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 128 (24.81%) Test Management
10 127 (24.61%) Selenium
11 122 (23.64%) Test Scripting
12 113 (21.90%) Test Automation
13 102 (19.77%) Degree
14 89 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 83 (16.09%) Java
16 75 (14.53%) Automated Testing
17 74 (14.34%) Manual Testing
18 70 (13.57%) PRINCE2
19 69 (13.37%) BDD
20 68 (13.18%) Waterfall
21 67 (12.98%) Test Strategy
22 62 (12.02%) JIRA
23 60 (11.63%) JavaScript
23 60 (11.63%) HP
24 59 (11.43%) Scrum
24 59 (11.43%) TDD
25 56 (10.85%) Regression Testing
26 51 (9.88%) C#
26 51 (9.88%) HTML
27 50 (9.69%) Microsoft

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing ISTQB 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.55%) CMS
3 4 (0.78%) IIS
4 3 (0.58%) Confluence
4 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.39%) JBoss
5 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.78%) MS Project
3 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) SaaS
1 4 (0.78%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.97%) HTTP
1 5 (0.97%) DNS
2 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.39%) Multicast
3 2 (0.39%) Firewall
3 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.55%) SSDT
5 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.36%) MySQL
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.58%) Big Data
9 2 (0.39%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.39%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.19%) Redis
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 127 (24.61%) Selenium
2 62 (12.02%) JIRA
3 50 (9.69%) Cucumber
4 47 (9.11%) WebDriver
5 43 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 41 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (5.62%) JMeter
9 20 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (3.49%) Maven
10 18 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 16 (3.10%) SoapUI
12 13 (2.52%) Appium
12 13 (2.52%) FitNesse
12 13 (2.52%) Git (software)
13 12 (2.33%) JUnit
13 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.94%) JBehave
14 10 (1.94%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.74%) Xcode
General
1 168 (32.56%) Finance
2 45 (8.72%) Banking
3 35 (6.78%) Retail
4 26 (5.04%) Games
5 19 (3.68%) Legal
6 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.94%) Marketing
9 8 (1.55%) Advertising
10 6 (1.16%) Back Office
10 6 (1.16%) Billing
11 5 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Front Office
12 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (34.30%) Analyst
2 165 (31.98%) Test Analyst
3 116 (22.48%) Tester
4 97 (18.80%) Test Manager
5 56 (10.85%) Test Leader
6 44 (8.53%) Test Engineer
7 41 (7.95%) Consultant
8 31 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
8 31 (6.01%) Senior Test Analyst
8 31 (6.01%) Test Consultant
9 28 (5.43%) QA Analyst
9 28 (5.43%) Lead Test Analyst
10 25 (4.84%) Programme Manager
10 25 (4.84%) Programme Test Manager
11 23 (4.46%) Developer
12 20 (3.88%) Junior
12 20 (3.88%) Automation Tester
13 19 (3.68%) QA Engineer
13 19 (3.68%) Senior Test Engineer
14 18 (3.49%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.88%) HTML
2 48 (9.30%) .NET
3 34 (6.59%) XML
4 21 (4.07%) SOAP
5 17 (3.29%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.91%) Web Services
7 12 (2.33%) CSS
7 12 (2.33%) LINQ
7 12 (2.33%) REST
8 10 (1.94%) Apache Flex
8 10 (1.94%) WCF
9 9 (1.74%) Gherkin
10 7 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (1.36%) Middleware
11 6 (1.16%) Flash
12 5 (0.97%) XSL
13 4 (0.78%) FpML
13 4 (0.78%) Cocoa
13 4 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.78%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.46%) SWIFT
4 13 (2.52%) Open Source
5 10 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.74%) IPTV
6 9 (1.74%) Video on Demand
6 9 (1.74%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (1.55%) iPad
7 8 (1.55%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.55%) iPhone
7 8 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.36%) Online Games
9 6 (1.16%) User Experience
10 5 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.78%) Derivative
11 4 (0.78%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.01%) Windows
2 29 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.07%) Android
4 17 (3.29%) UNIX
5 14 (2.71%) Linux
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (47.29%) Software Testing
3 169 (32.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 128 (24.81%) Test Management
5 122 (23.64%) Test Scripting
6 113 (21.90%) Test Automation
7 89 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (14.53%) Automated Testing
9 74 (14.34%) Manual Testing
10 70 (13.57%) PRINCE2
11 69 (13.37%) BDD
12 68 (13.18%) Waterfall
13 67 (12.98%) Test Strategy
14 59 (11.43%) Scrum
14 59 (11.43%) TDD
15 56 (10.85%) Regression Testing
16 44 (8.53%) Performance Testing
17 43 (8.33%) Automation Testing
18 41 (7.95%) Service Management
19 40 (7.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 133 (25.78%) SQL
2 83 (16.09%) Java
3 60 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.88%) C#
5 25 (4.84%) Ruby
6 22 (4.26%) Python
7 18 (3.49%) C
8 15 (2.91%) C++
9 14 (2.71%) PHP
9 14 (2.71%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.52%) VBScript
11 11 (2.13%) VB
12 8 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.97%) VBA
14 4 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.78%) Perl
15 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 375 (72.67%) ISEB
2 131 (25.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 102 (19.77%) Degree
4 38 (7.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 16 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.74%) HP ASE
8 8 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.39%) PMP
9 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) CSQA
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (35.66%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.97%) vSphere
3 4 (0.78%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.19%) Oozie
3 1 (0.19%) nmon
Vendors
1 60 (11.63%) HP
2 50 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.56%) Oracle
4 13 (2.52%) Capita
5 8 (1.55%) VMware
5 8 (1.55%) IBM
5 8 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.36%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.36%) SAP
6 7 (1.36%) Green Hat
7 5 (0.97%) SOASTA, Inc
7 5 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.97%) Cognos
8 4 (0.78%) Hitachi
8 4 (0.78%) Tableau
9 3 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.58%) Reuters
9 3 (0.58%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.39%) Citrix
10 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago