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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / London
Rank 424 368 395
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 167 294 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 2.74% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 127 243 218
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
7946 10733 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.86% 26.41% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6421 8883 8681
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
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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 +3 36 £47,500 - 7
Hammersmith +3 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Uxbridge -1 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Beckenham -3 2 £25,750 -27.46%
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
Westminster - 1 £33,340 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 239 (63.40%) ISEB
2 212 (56.23%) QA
3 210 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (48.54%) Selenium
5 154 (40.85%) SQL
6 141 (37.40%) Java
7 127 (33.69%) Finance
8 126 (33.42%) Software Testing
9 111 (29.44%) Test Automation
10 109 (28.91%) Test Scripting
10 109 (28.91%) JIRA
11 104 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 94 (24.93%) Test Management
13 92 (24.40%) Cucumber
14 90 (23.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 83 (22.02%) BDD
16 82 (21.75%) SDLC
17 81 (21.49%) XML
18 80 (21.22%) Oracle
19 78 (20.69%) HP
20 75 (19.89%) Degree
20 75 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (17.77%) C#
22 65 (17.24%) Defect Management
22 65 (17.24%) Test Strategy
23 64 (16.98%) Functional Testing
24 61 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
24 61 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
24 61 (16.18%) Banking
25 60 (15.92%) Microsoft

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 18 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.24%) IIS
3 12 (3.18%) Confluence
3 12 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.65%) ArcGIS
4 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.65%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (1.33%) Documentum
6 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 59 (15.65%) MS Office
3 28 (7.43%) MS Project
3 28 (7.43%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.80%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.39%) Firewall
2 7 (1.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Multicast
3 1 (0.27%) RTSP
3 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.28%) Relational Database
2 30 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.77%) GIS
6 13 (3.45%) MySQL
7 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.06%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 183 (48.54%) Selenium
2 109 (28.91%) JIRA
3 92 (24.40%) Cucumber
4 48 (12.73%) WebDriver
5 42 (11.14%) HP UFT
6 39 (10.34%) SoapUI
7 36 (9.55%) LoadRunner
8 34 (9.02%) Git (software)
9 33 (8.75%) Jenkins
10 24 (6.37%) Appium
11 18 (4.77%) JMeter
11 18 (4.77%) TestRail
12 17 (4.51%) Selenium IDE
12 17 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (4.24%) JUnit
14 15 (3.98%) SpecFlow
15 13 (3.45%) TestNG
16 12 (3.18%) Robotium
17 11 (2.92%) Eclipse
17 11 (2.92%) Subversion
General
1 127 (33.69%) Finance
2 61 (16.18%) Banking
3 20 (5.31%) Games
3 20 (5.31%) Retail
4 17 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.51%) Law
5 14 (3.71%) Legal
6 8 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 141 (37.40%) Analyst
2 118 (31.30%) Test Analyst
3 61 (16.18%) Test Leader
4 56 (14.85%) Tester
5 50 (13.26%) QA Engineer
6 41 (10.88%) Test Manager
7 38 (10.08%) QA Analyst
8 28 (7.43%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (7.16%) Senior Test Analyst
10 25 (6.63%) Test Engineer
11 24 (6.37%) Automation Test Analyst
12 20 (5.31%) Lead Tester
13 18 (4.77%) Automation Tester
14 17 (4.51%) QA Leader
15 16 (4.24%) QA Test Analyst
15 16 (4.24%) Siebel Tester
16 15 (3.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 13 (3.45%) QA Tester
17 13 (3.45%) Team Leader
17 13 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.49%) XML
2 50 (13.26%) Web Services
3 46 (12.20%) .NET
4 28 (7.43%) SOAP
5 26 (6.90%) HTML
6 14 (3.71%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.71%) J2EE
7 12 (3.18%) GWT
7 12 (3.18%) XBRL
8 11 (2.92%) REST
9 10 (2.65%) Dojo
9 10 (2.65%) JSF
10 7 (1.86%) Qt
11 6 (1.59%) Apache CXF
11 6 (1.59%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.59%) JSON
11 6 (1.59%) Node.js
12 5 (1.33%) Ajax
12 5 (1.33%) RESTful
13 4 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 33 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.86%) User Experience
9 6 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.33%) iPad
11 4 (1.06%) Online Gambling
11 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.53%) Fintech
13 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.53%) Online Games
13 2 (0.53%) Robotics
13 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.34%) Linux
2 35 (9.28%) Windows
3 33 (8.75%) Unix
4 14 (3.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.18%) Android
7 10 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.59%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (33.42%) Software Testing
3 111 (29.44%) Test Automation
4 109 (28.91%) Test Scripting
5 104 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 94 (24.93%) Test Management
7 83 (22.02%) BDD
8 82 (21.75%) SDLC
9 65 (17.24%) Defect Management
9 65 (17.24%) Test Strategy
10 64 (16.98%) Functional Testing
11 61 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (15.12%) TDD
13 52 (13.79%) Scrum
14 51 (13.53%) Automated Testing
15 49 (13.00%) Regression Testing
16 48 (12.73%) Manual Testing
17 47 (12.47%) Automation Testing
18 44 (11.67%) Waterfall
19 41 (10.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (40.85%) SQL
2 141 (37.40%) Java
3 67 (17.77%) C#
4 29 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.63%) Ruby
6 23 (6.10%) Python
7 21 (5.57%) C
8 17 (4.51%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.24%) C++
10 10 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.86%) VBA
12 6 (1.59%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.06%) PHP
15 3 (0.80%) Groovy
16 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.53%) VBScript
17 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 239 (63.40%) ISEB
2 90 (23.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 75 (19.89%) Degree
4 47 (12.47%) Security Cleared
5 35 (9.28%) DV Cleared
6 28 (7.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.39%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.53%) MBCS
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (56.23%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) SDET
3 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.33%) Puppet
3 3 (0.80%) logstash
Vendors
1 80 (21.22%) Oracle
2 78 (20.69%) HP
3 60 (15.92%) Microsoft
4 29 (7.69%) Siebel
5 28 (7.43%) SAP
6 27 (7.16%) Sun
7 10 (2.65%) ESRI
7 10 (2.65%) Fujitsu
7 10 (2.65%) Google
7 10 (2.65%) Lumension
7 10 (2.65%) Sophos
8 9 (2.39%) ATG
8 9 (2.39%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.39%) IBM
9 7 (1.86%) Charles River
9 7 (1.86%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.33%) EMC
10 5 (1.33%) Pega
11 4 (1.06%) hybris
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Full package & Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
South West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago