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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 399 356 392
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 245 310 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 2.72% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 195 253 149
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 42 £47,500 +14.45% 7
Ealing -23 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Feltham - 4 £30,750 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Beckenham - 2 £31,250 -
Bromley - 2 £25,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £60,000 +118.18%
Hounslow - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £21,500 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 379 (76.72%) ISEB
2 252 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (46.15%) QA
4 188 (38.06%) Software Testing
5 166 (33.60%) Finance
6 151 (30.57%) SQL
7 142 (28.74%) Selenium
8 133 (26.92%) Java
9 132 (26.72%) Test Automation
10 127 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 124 (25.10%) Test Management
12 123 (24.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 123 (24.90%) Degree
13 118 (23.89%) Test Scripting
14 91 (18.42%) HP
15 84 (17.00%) Automated Testing
16 78 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
16 78 (15.79%) BDD
17 77 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (14.98%) SDLC
19 71 (14.37%) Manual Testing
19 71 (14.37%) JIRA
20 69 (13.97%) Cucumber
20 69 (13.97%) Automation Testing
21 66 (13.36%) Scrum
22 65 (13.16%) Oracle
23 63 (12.75%) HP UFT
24 62 (12.55%) Test Strategy
25 60 (12.15%) Security Cleared
25 60 (12.15%) Regression Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.62%) CMS
3 7 (1.42%) IIS
4 6 (1.21%) Confluence
5 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.61%) JBoss
6 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.24%) MS Office
3 10 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.61%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.40%) Endur
4 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.82%) SaaS
2 8 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.81%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) HTTP
2 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.61%) Firewall
2 3 (0.61%) Multicast
3 2 (0.40%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.40%) SSH
3 2 (0.40%) Telnet
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.01%) MySQL
7 4 (0.81%) Big Data
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.61%) Informix
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (28.74%) Selenium
2 71 (14.37%) JIRA
3 69 (13.97%) Cucumber
4 63 (12.75%) HP UFT
5 45 (9.11%) WebDriver
6 39 (7.89%) LoadRunner
7 33 (6.68%) Git (software)
8 31 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (6.28%) JMeter
9 21 (4.25%) Maven
9 21 (4.25%) Appium
10 17 (3.44%) Jenkins
10 17 (3.44%) SoapUI
10 17 (3.44%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.44%) JBehave
11 13 (2.63%) NeoLoad
12 12 (2.43%) JUnit
13 7 (1.42%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.42%) Subversion
13 7 (1.42%) Calabash
General
1 166 (33.60%) Finance
2 57 (11.54%) Banking
3 39 (7.89%) Games
4 33 (6.68%) Retail
5 19 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.63%) Marketing
7 10 (2.02%) Legal
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.42%) Advertising
10 6 (1.21%) Law
11 5 (1.01%) Billing
12 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 159 (32.19%) Analyst
2 140 (28.34%) Test Analyst
3 133 (26.92%) Tester
4 68 (13.77%) Test Manager
5 41 (8.30%) Test Leader
6 39 (7.89%) Developer
7 38 (7.69%) Automation Tester
8 33 (6.68%) Test Engineer
9 30 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (6.07%) QA Tester
10 29 (5.87%) QA Analyst
11 28 (5.67%) Consultant
12 27 (5.47%) Senior Test Analyst
12 27 (5.47%) Test Consultant
13 25 (5.06%) QA Engineer
14 22 (4.45%) Software Tester
15 21 (4.25%) Lead Test Analyst
16 18 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
16 18 (3.64%) Junior
16 18 (3.64%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.91%) .NET
2 43 (8.70%) XML
3 39 (7.89%) HTML
4 32 (6.48%) SOAP
5 26 (5.26%) Web Services
6 23 (4.66%) Gherkin
7 13 (2.63%) REST
8 12 (2.43%) CSS
9 9 (1.82%) Apache Flex
10 8 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (1.21%) XBRL
12 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.81%) Middleware
13 4 (0.81%) FpML
14 3 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.61%) J2EE
14 3 (0.61%) ADO.NET
14 3 (0.61%) Flash
14 3 (0.61%) XHTML
14 3 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.44%) Mathematics
5 16 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.83%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.43%) User Experience
8 9 (1.82%) Online Games
8 9 (1.82%) Derivative
9 7 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.42%) Equities
10 5 (1.01%) Online Gambling
10 5 (1.01%) FMCG
11 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.81%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.81%) Spread Betting
11 4 (0.81%) Physics
12 3 (0.61%) Wiki
12 3 (0.61%) PKI
12 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.28%) Windows
2 22 (4.45%) Linux
3 21 (4.25%) Apple iOS
4 20 (4.05%) UNIX
4 20 (4.05%) Android
5 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (38.06%) Software Testing
3 132 (26.72%) Test Automation
4 124 (25.10%) Test Management
5 123 (24.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 118 (23.89%) Test Scripting
7 84 (17.00%) Automated Testing
8 78 (15.79%) BDD
9 77 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (14.98%) SDLC
11 71 (14.37%) Manual Testing
12 69 (13.97%) Automation Testing
13 66 (13.36%) Scrum
14 62 (12.55%) Test Strategy
15 60 (12.15%) Regression Testing
16 57 (11.54%) TDD
17 54 (10.93%) Performance Testing
18 50 (10.12%) PRINCE2
18 50 (10.12%) Waterfall
19 38 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (30.57%) SQL
2 133 (26.92%) Java
3 58 (11.74%) C#
4 44 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.06%) C
6 22 (4.45%) C++
7 18 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.24%) Ruby
9 15 (3.04%) Python
10 10 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.82%) VB
12 8 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.21%) VBScript
13 6 (1.21%) PHP
13 6 (1.21%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 1 (0.20%) Groovy
16 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 379 (76.72%) ISEB
2 127 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 123 (24.90%) Degree
4 60 (12.15%) Security Cleared
5 47 (9.51%) SC Cleared
6 33 (6.68%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (2.43%) HP ASE
8 11 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.61%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.40%) MBA
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (46.15%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.61%) HDFS
3 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 78 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Oozie
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (18.42%) HP
2 65 (13.16%) Oracle
3 52 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.06%) SAP
5 22 (4.45%) Capita
6 8 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.21%) Cognos
7 6 (1.21%) VMware
7 6 (1.21%) Tableau
8 5 (1.01%) Citrix
9 4 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.40%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.40%) hybris
11 1 (0.20%) Google
11 1 (0.20%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.20%) Infor
11 1 (0.20%) Lumension
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago