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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 427 440 437
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 221 244 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 2.15% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 182 207 229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
9712 11362 12985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.26% 25.72% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8164 9263 10450
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 £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in London

ISTQB
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +42 40 £50,000 -13.04% 10
Wimbledon -5 10 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £35,000 -
Harrow +7 3 - -
Isleworth - 1 £20,000 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £40,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £35,000 -
Finchley - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 322 (72.85%) ISEB
2 259 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (53.85%) QA
4 168 (38.01%) Finance
5 159 (35.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 159 (35.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 154 (34.84%) Selenium
7 149 (33.71%) SQL
8 141 (31.90%) Software Testing
9 130 (29.41%) Test Scripting
10 128 (28.96%) Java
11 115 (26.02%) Degree
12 105 (23.76%) Test Management
13 103 (23.30%) Functional Testing
14 98 (22.17%) Test Automation
15 97 (21.95%) Automated Testing
16 96 (21.72%) SDLC
17 95 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
18 92 (20.81%) Defect Management
19 88 (19.91%) JIRA
20 87 (19.68%) Test Strategy
20 87 (19.68%) Microsoft
21 78 (17.65%) .NET
22 75 (16.97%) Waterfall
23 74 (16.74%) HP UFT
24 72 (16.29%) Banking
24 72 (16.29%) BDD
25 71 (16.06%) Scrum
26 66 (14.93%) Oracle
26 66 (14.93%) Cucumber

ISTQB
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 30 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.62%) Confluence
3 6 (1.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) CICS
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 57 (12.90%) MS Office
2 45 (10.18%) MS Excel
3 34 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.94%) HTTP
2 12 (2.71%) 2G
2 12 (2.71%) 3G
2 12 (2.71%) 4G
2 12 (2.71%) INAP
2 12 (2.71%) M3UA
2 12 (2.71%) SCCP
2 12 (2.71%) SCTP
2 12 (2.71%) SIGTRAN
2 12 (2.71%) SMPP
2 12 (2.71%) TCAP
2 12 (2.71%) VoIP
3 10 (2.26%) LAN
3 10 (2.26%) WAN
4 9 (2.04%) Internet
5 8 (1.81%) RANAP
6 7 (1.58%) SSH
7 4 (0.90%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.90%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.68%) DB2
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
6 2 (0.45%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 154 (34.84%) Selenium
2 88 (19.91%) JIRA
3 74 (16.74%) HP UFT
4 66 (14.93%) Cucumber
5 47 (10.63%) WebDriver
6 46 (10.41%) Jenkins
7 39 (8.82%) Git (software)
8 35 (7.92%) JMeter
9 30 (6.79%) FitNesse
10 29 (6.56%) Rational Functional Tester
11 28 (6.33%) SilkTest
12 25 (5.66%) JUnit
12 25 (5.66%) SoapUI
13 22 (4.98%) LoadRunner
14 21 (4.75%) Appium
15 20 (4.52%) WATIR
16 18 (4.07%) Mercurial
16 18 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (4.07%) Visual Studio
17 13 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 168 (38.01%) Finance
2 72 (16.29%) Banking
3 26 (5.88%) Retail
4 21 (4.75%) Games
5 16 (3.62%) Law
6 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.04%) Legal
8 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.90%) Publishing
11 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (42.53%) Analyst
2 158 (35.75%) Test Analyst
3 106 (23.98%) Tester
4 65 (14.71%) Test Manager
5 49 (11.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 49 (11.09%) Test Leader
6 47 (10.63%) Financial Analyst
7 41 (9.28%) QA Engineer
8 39 (8.82%) QA Analyst
9 38 (8.60%) Automation Tester
10 31 (7.01%) Test Engineer
11 29 (6.56%) Software Tester
12 27 (6.11%) QA Tester
13 25 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
13 25 (5.66%) Service Analyst
14 24 (5.43%) QA Manager
15 22 (4.98%) QA Test Engineer
16 20 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (4.52%) SQL Analyst
17 17 (3.85%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.65%) .NET
2 59 (13.35%) SOAP
3 58 (13.12%) Web Services
3 58 (13.12%) XML
4 46 (10.41%) HTML
5 29 (6.56%) REST
6 28 (6.33%) XBRL
7 14 (3.17%) CSS
8 13 (2.94%) Apache CXF
9 11 (2.49%) ASP.NET
9 11 (2.49%) Gherkin
10 10 (2.26%) JDBC
10 10 (2.26%) jQuery
11 9 (2.04%) JSON
12 5 (1.13%) RESTful
12 5 (1.13%) WCF
13 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.45%) Qt
13 2 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.63%) Mathematics
3 29 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.17%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.94%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.71%) User Experience
8 11 (2.49%) Spread Betting
9 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.81%) Fintech
10 8 (1.81%) iPad
11 6 (1.36%) Physics
12 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.13%) Online Games
13 4 (0.90%) Derivative
14 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.68%) EPoS
15 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
15 2 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.22%) Linux
2 40 (9.05%) Unix
3 30 (6.79%) Windows
4 12 (2.71%) Kali Linux
5 7 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.68%) Android
6 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (35.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 141 (31.90%) Software Testing
4 130 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 105 (23.76%) Test Management
6 103 (23.30%) Functional Testing
7 98 (22.17%) Test Automation
8 97 (21.95%) Automated Testing
9 96 (21.72%) SDLC
10 92 (20.81%) Defect Management
11 87 (19.68%) Test Strategy
12 75 (16.97%) Waterfall
13 72 (16.29%) BDD
14 71 (16.06%) Scrum
15 64 (14.48%) Manual Testing
15 64 (14.48%) Non-Functional Testing
15 64 (14.48%) Performance Testing
15 64 (14.48%) Regression Testing
16 60 (13.57%) Time Management
17 56 (12.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 149 (33.71%) SQL
2 128 (28.96%) Java
3 64 (14.48%) C#
4 60 (13.57%) Ruby
5 33 (7.47%) VB.NET
6 29 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.30%) C
8 17 (3.85%) C++
9 12 (2.71%) Python
10 11 (2.49%) VB
11 8 (1.81%) PHP
12 6 (1.36%) COBOL
12 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.36%) VB6
13 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.45%) VBScript
15 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 322 (72.85%) ISEB
2 159 (35.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 115 (26.02%) Degree
4 63 (14.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 32 (7.24%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.13%) MBA
9 3 (0.68%) CSQA
9 3 (0.68%) HP ASE
9 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.68%) PMP
10 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (53.85%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) SLA
3 5 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 87 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.93%) Oracle
3 64 (14.48%) HP
4 37 (8.37%) SAP
5 11 (2.49%) Bloomberg
5 11 (2.49%) Reuters
6 10 (2.26%) Google
7 8 (1.81%) Agilent
7 8 (1.81%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.81%) Rally
8 5 (1.13%) ATG
8 5 (1.13%) IBM
8 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.90%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.90%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.68%) Citrix
10 3 (0.68%) hybris
10 3 (0.68%) Murex
10 3 (0.68%) VMware
11 2 (0.45%) Guidewire
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Beckenham
Capita plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Mail Newspapers
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Salary: Up to £46,000 + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
South East London
MBA and Company
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago