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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 377 357 336
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 254 296 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 2.74% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 218 185 277
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
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
10624 10788 11980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.71% 25.24% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8696 8600 10084
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +47 82 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Sidcup - 9 £30,000 -
Croydon +15 4 - -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £42,500 -
Beckenham +1 1 £26,000 +61.05%
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 385 (75.49%) ISEB
2 241 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (46.27%) Software Testing
4 171 (33.53%) QA
5 153 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 137 (26.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 132 (25.88%) Finance
8 124 (24.31%) Test Management
9 120 (23.53%) SQL
10 119 (23.33%) Test Scripting
10 119 (23.33%) Selenium
11 109 (21.37%) Test Strategy
12 84 (16.47%) JIRA
13 83 (16.27%) Test Automation
14 80 (15.69%) Manual Testing
15 79 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 78 (15.29%) Degree
17 72 (14.12%) BDD
18 68 (13.33%) Scrum
19 66 (12.94%) Java
20 64 (12.55%) C#
21 62 (12.16%) TDD
22 60 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
22 60 (11.76%) Waterfall
23 59 (11.57%) Automated Testing
23 59 (11.57%) PRINCE2
24 56 (10.98%) .NET
25 54 (10.59%) Microsoft
26 52 (10.20%) Automation Testing
27 51 (10.00%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (3.53%) CMS
2 12 (2.35%) Drupal
3 7 (1.37%) Confluence
4 5 (0.98%) IIS
5 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.29%) MS Office
3 12 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (1.57%) Mingle
5 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.59%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.37%) Wireshark
2 3 (0.59%) LAN
3 2 (0.39%) HTTP
3 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.18%) SSDT
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.78%) MySQL
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 119 (23.33%) Selenium
2 84 (16.47%) JIRA
3 49 (9.61%) Cucumber
4 43 (8.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 37 (7.25%) WebDriver
6 34 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 28 (5.49%) FitNesse
9 26 (5.10%) Jenkins
10 18 (3.53%) JMeter
10 18 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.33%) JBehave
12 16 (3.14%) SpecFlow
13 15 (2.94%) Bugzilla
14 13 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (2.16%) TestComplete
17 10 (1.96%) Git (software)
18 9 (1.76%) TestDirector
18 9 (1.76%) SoapUI
General
1 132 (25.88%) Finance
2 37 (7.25%) Banking
3 35 (6.86%) Retail
4 29 (5.69%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.12%) Marketing
6 17 (3.33%) Games
7 13 (2.55%) Legal
8 11 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.96%) Law
10 7 (1.37%) Billing
11 6 (1.18%) Advertising
12 4 (0.78%) German Language
12 4 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (32.35%) Analyst
2 144 (28.24%) Test Analyst
3 118 (23.14%) Test Manager
4 90 (17.65%) Tester
5 65 (12.75%) Test Leader
6 52 (10.20%) Test Engineer
7 33 (6.47%) QA Analyst
8 31 (6.08%) Consultant
9 28 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 27 (5.29%) Senior Test Engineer
11 26 (5.10%) Senior Test Analyst
12 25 (4.90%) Programme Manager
13 24 (4.71%) Programme Test Manager
14 21 (4.12%) QA Tester
15 16 (3.14%) Test Consultant
16 14 (2.75%) Senior Test Manager
16 14 (2.75%) Junior
16 14 (2.75%) Senior Manager
16 14 (2.75%) Agile Test Analyst
17 13 (2.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.98%) .NET
2 40 (7.84%) HTML
3 35 (6.86%) XML
4 27 (5.29%) Web Services
5 24 (4.71%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.53%) SOAP
7 13 (2.55%) LINQ
8 11 (2.16%) REST
9 8 (1.57%) WCF
10 7 (1.37%) XSL
11 6 (1.18%) Flash
11 6 (1.18%) Middleware
11 6 (1.18%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.98%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (0.98%) Cocoa
13 4 (0.78%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.78%) CSS
13 4 (0.78%) Gherkin
14 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 30 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.71%) Open Source
4 19 (3.73%) iPhone
5 14 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.75%) IPTV
6 13 (2.55%) Over-the-Top Content
6 13 (2.55%) Video on Demand
7 11 (2.16%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.96%) GIS
8 10 (1.96%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.76%) Online Games
10 8 (1.57%) iPad
10 8 (1.57%) User Experience
11 7 (1.37%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.37%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.18%) Derivative
13 5 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.43%) Windows
2 32 (6.27%) Linux
3 23 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.51%) UNIX
4 17 (3.33%) Android
5 8 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (46.27%) Software Testing
3 153 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 124 (24.31%) Test Management
5 119 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 109 (21.37%) Test Strategy
7 83 (16.27%) Test Automation
8 80 (15.69%) Manual Testing
9 79 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (14.12%) BDD
11 68 (13.33%) Scrum
12 62 (12.16%) TDD
13 60 (11.76%) Waterfall
14 59 (11.57%) Automated Testing
14 59 (11.57%) PRINCE2
15 52 (10.20%) Automation Testing
16 49 (9.61%) Regression Testing
17 43 (8.43%) E-Commerce
18 37 (7.25%) Mentoring
19 35 (6.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.53%) SQL
2 66 (12.94%) Java
3 64 (12.55%) C#
4 45 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 42 (8.24%) Ruby
6 34 (6.67%) Python
7 16 (3.14%) Perl
7 16 (3.14%) C++
8 13 (2.55%) VBScript
9 11 (2.16%) VB
9 11 (2.16%) Objective-C
10 9 (1.76%) PHP
11 8 (1.57%) C
12 3 (0.59%) VBA
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 385 (75.49%) ISEB
2 137 (26.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 78 (15.29%) Degree
4 28 (5.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 22 (4.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 21 (4.12%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (1.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 8 (1.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.78%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.39%) PMP
13 1 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (33.53%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.37%) vSphere
3 5 (0.98%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 60 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.41%) HP
3 16 (3.14%) Oracle
4 12 (2.35%) VMware
5 9 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.76%) SOASTA, Inc
6 6 (1.18%) IBM
6 6 (1.18%) Green Hat
6 6 (1.18%) Altiris
6 6 (1.18%) Capita
6 6 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.59%) Reuters
7 3 (0.59%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.59%) Citrix
7 3 (0.59%) Sophos
7 3 (0.59%) Lumension
7 3 (0.59%) ESRI
8 2 (0.39%) Orchard
8 2 (0.39%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £29,935 - 42,626 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bank of England
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Helath care & Performance bouns
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Financial Ombudsman
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum pro rata
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, Edinburgh
TheSmartList
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago