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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 366 386 410
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 290 241 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 2.19% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 247 147 216
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
11371 10995 13126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.77% 24.84% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9075 9028 11228
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +15 67 £41,500 -10.27% 13
Sidcup - 7 £41,000 - 2
Chiswick -1 6 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £62,500 -
Hammersmith +4 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Croydon -8 1 £41,500 -
Edgware - 1 £60,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 432 (75.26%) ISEB
2 289 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (43.90%) QA
4 211 (36.76%) Software Testing
5 171 (29.79%) Finance
6 162 (28.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 159 (27.70%) SQL
8 152 (26.48%) Selenium
9 132 (23.00%) Test Scripting
10 111 (19.34%) Degree
11 109 (18.99%) Test Automation
12 105 (18.29%) Scrum
13 102 (17.77%) HP Quality Center
14 98 (17.07%) Manual Testing
15 97 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 96 (16.72%) Test Management
17 93 (16.20%) Test Strategy
18 92 (16.03%) Automated Testing
19 91 (15.85%) C#
20 79 (13.76%) Regression Testing
21 77 (13.41%) JIRA
22 76 (13.24%) Java
22 76 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
23 73 (12.72%) HP
24 72 (12.54%) Microsoft
25 71 (12.37%) PRINCE2
26 69 (12.02%) .NET
26 69 (12.02%) XML
27 63 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
28 62 (10.80%) BDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (2.26%) Confluence
2 11 (1.92%) WorkSite
3 8 (1.39%) CMS
4 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.87%) Drupal
5 5 (0.87%) IIS
6 3 (0.52%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.66%) MS Office
3 8 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (0.87%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.26%) LAN
2 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.05%) Internet
4 5 (0.87%) HTTP
5 4 (0.70%) SMS
5 4 (0.70%) Wireless
5 4 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.35%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.35%) UMTS
6 2 (0.35%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.35%) GPRS
6 2 (0.35%) GSM
6 2 (0.35%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) 3G
6 2 (0.35%) HSDPA
6 2 (0.35%) 2G
6 2 (0.35%) HSPA
6 2 (0.35%) LTE
6 2 (0.35%) NAS
6 2 (0.35%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.01%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.48%) MySQL
4 19 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.17%) BODI
12 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 152 (26.48%) Selenium
2 77 (13.41%) JIRA
3 76 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 55 (9.58%) Cucumber
5 39 (6.79%) WebDriver
6 35 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (6.10%) LoadRunner
7 23 (4.01%) Visual Studio
7 23 (4.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (3.31%) JUnit
8 19 (3.31%) JMeter
9 16 (2.79%) FitNesse
10 14 (2.44%) Bugzilla
10 14 (2.44%) NUnit
11 13 (2.26%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.92%) TestNG
12 11 (1.92%) Calabash
12 11 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
12 11 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 171 (29.79%) Finance
2 55 (9.58%) Retail
3 52 (9.06%) Banking
4 43 (7.49%) Law
5 27 (4.70%) Games
6 25 (4.36%) Back Office
7 23 (4.01%) Telecoms
8 22 (3.83%) Marketing
9 18 (3.14%) Investment Banking
10 13 (2.26%) Front Office
11 11 (1.92%) Legal
12 7 (1.22%) Billing
13 6 (1.05%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 184 (32.06%) Analyst
2 165 (28.75%) Test Analyst
3 135 (23.52%) Tester
4 100 (17.42%) Test Manager
5 63 (10.98%) Test Engineer
6 60 (10.45%) Consultant
7 53 (9.23%) Test Consultant
8 47 (8.19%) QA Engineer
9 45 (7.84%) QA Tester
10 38 (6.62%) QA Analyst
11 27 (4.70%) Programme Manager
12 25 (4.36%) Programme Test Manager
12 25 (4.36%) Senior Test Engineer
13 23 (4.01%) Automation Test Analyst
13 23 (4.01%) Automation Tester
13 23 (4.01%) Automation Analyst
14 21 (3.66%) QA Test Analyst
15 20 (3.48%) Software Tester
15 20 (3.48%) Test Leader
16 17 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.02%) .NET
1 69 (12.02%) XML
2 31 (5.40%) HTML
3 30 (5.23%) Web Services
4 26 (4.53%) ASP.NET
5 21 (3.66%) XML Messaging
6 18 (3.14%) LINQ
7 12 (2.09%) SOAP
7 12 (2.09%) WCF
8 10 (1.74%) REST
8 10 (1.74%) RESTful
8 10 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.74%) MDX
9 7 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.22%) LAMP
10 5 (0.87%) JSON
10 5 (0.87%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.70%) CSS
12 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.79%) Open Source
3 36 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.36%) Derivative
6 17 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.57%) Online Games
8 9 (1.57%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.05%) iPad
10 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.05%) iPhone
11 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.87%) Equities
12 4 (0.70%) BBC
12 4 (0.70%) IPTV
12 4 (0.70%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.58%) Windows
2 31 (5.40%) Windows 7
3 24 (4.18%) UNIX
4 18 (3.14%) Linux
5 16 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.26%) Android
7 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (36.76%) Software Testing
3 162 (28.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 132 (23.00%) Test Scripting
5 109 (18.99%) Test Automation
6 105 (18.29%) Scrum
7 98 (17.07%) Manual Testing
8 96 (16.72%) Test Management
9 93 (16.20%) Test Strategy
10 92 (16.03%) Automated Testing
11 79 (13.76%) Regression Testing
12 71 (12.37%) PRINCE2
13 63 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (10.80%) BDD
14 62 (10.80%) Automation Testing
15 61 (10.63%) Performance Testing
16 58 (10.10%) TDD
17 53 (9.23%) System Testing
18 50 (8.71%) Test Planning
19 45 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 159 (27.70%) SQL
2 91 (15.85%) C#
3 76 (13.24%) Java
4 48 (8.36%) Python
5 44 (7.67%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.97%) Ruby
7 28 (4.88%) C++
8 24 (4.18%) PHP
9 20 (3.48%) VBScript
9 20 (3.48%) VB
10 19 (3.31%) Perl
11 8 (1.39%) C
12 7 (1.22%) VBA
13 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.05%) PowerHouse
14 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.52%) XQuery
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 432 (75.26%) ISEB
2 111 (19.34%) Degree
3 97 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 32 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 32 (5.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.22%) Brainbench
7 7 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.87%) PMP
8 5 (0.87%) CISSP
9 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 4 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (43.90%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 102 (17.77%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (4.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (12.72%) HP
2 72 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.75%) Oracle
4 25 (4.36%) Altiris
5 22 (3.83%) Citrix
6 20 (3.48%) SAP
7 11 (1.92%) Hitachi
7 11 (1.92%) Interwoven
8 8 (1.39%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.05%) VMware
9 6 (1.05%) Capita
10 5 (0.87%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.35%) Charles River
12 2 (0.35%) OpenLink
12 2 (0.35%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.35%) Orchard
13 1 (0.17%) Akamai
13 1 (0.17%) Facebook
13 1 (0.17%) Roku
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum inc benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36,000 - 46,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago