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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 423 455 410
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 194 223 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.00% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 156 186 237
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,533 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
8916 11147 11268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.44% 25.24% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7470 9231 8983
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +35 21 £43,500 -8.42% 7
Kingston Upon Thames +6 10 £40,000 +52.38%
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Surbiton +6 4 £50,550 +6.42%
Beckenham -4 4 £36,500 +16.80%
Feltham +3 1 £50,000 +150.00%
Isleworth - 1 £20,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 264 (63.31%) QA
2 261 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (62.35%) ISEB
4 195 (46.76%) Selenium
5 156 (37.41%) Finance
6 140 (33.57%) SQL
7 138 (33.09%) Java
8 135 (32.37%) Software Testing
8 135 (32.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 113 (27.10%) Test Scripting
10 107 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 107 (25.66%) JIRA
11 99 (23.74%) Degree
12 98 (23.50%) SDLC
13 96 (23.02%) Test Automation
14 94 (22.54%) BDD
15 89 (21.34%) Test Strategy
16 84 (20.14%) Test Management
17 83 (19.90%) Cucumber
18 82 (19.66%) TDD
19 80 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (17.75%) Regression Testing
20 74 (17.75%) Microsoft
21 73 (17.51%) C#
21 73 (17.51%) Defect Management
22 72 (17.27%) Scrum
23 71 (17.03%) .NET
24 69 (16.55%) Waterfall
25 68 (16.31%) Functional Testing
26 64 (15.35%) Performance Testing

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 24 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.08%) Confluence
3 11 (2.64%) IIS
4 4 (0.96%) Xceptor
5 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.72%) SAS
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.24%) CICS
6 1 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 49 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 41 (9.83%) MS Office
3 22 (5.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.44%) MS Project
5 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.68%) Internet
1 7 (1.68%) LAN
1 7 (1.68%) WAN
2 6 (1.44%) SSH
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) Broadband
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.88%) MySQL
4 10 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.44%) DB2
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.72%) GIS
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 195 (46.76%) Selenium
2 107 (25.66%) JIRA
3 83 (19.90%) Cucumber
4 56 (13.43%) HP UFT
5 55 (13.19%) WebDriver
6 39 (9.35%) JUnit
7 33 (7.91%) Jenkins
8 30 (7.19%) Git (software)
8 30 (7.19%) LoadRunner
8 30 (7.19%) SoapUI
9 29 (6.95%) FitNesse
10 28 (6.71%) Appium
11 27 (6.47%) JMeter
12 24 (5.76%) Selenium IDE
13 23 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (4.08%) Rational Functional Tester
14 17 (4.08%) Robotium
14 17 (4.08%) SpecFlow
15 15 (3.60%) NUnit
15 15 (3.60%) SilkTest
General
1 156 (37.41%) Finance
2 61 (14.63%) Banking
3 37 (8.87%) Games
4 24 (5.76%) Retail
5 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 4 (0.96%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (37.41%) Analyst
2 131 (31.41%) Test Analyst
3 87 (20.86%) Tester
4 69 (16.55%) QA Engineer
5 57 (13.67%) Test Manager
6 54 (12.95%) Test Leader
7 47 (11.27%) QA Analyst
8 39 (9.35%) Test Engineer
9 34 (8.15%) QA Tester
10 31 (7.43%) Automation Test Analyst
11 29 (6.95%) Financial Analyst
12 27 (6.47%) QA Test Analyst
13 25 (6.00%) Automation Tester
14 24 (5.76%) QA Leader
14 24 (5.76%) Software Tester
15 22 (5.28%) QA Test Engineer
16 21 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (4.32%) Agile Test Analyst
17 18 (4.32%) QA Manager
17 18 (4.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.03%) .NET
2 58 (13.91%) XML
3 50 (11.99%) HTML
4 49 (11.75%) Web Services
5 30 (7.19%) SOAP
6 21 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 21 (5.04%) XBRL
7 19 (4.56%) Apache CXF
8 16 (3.84%) CSS
9 14 (3.36%) REST
10 11 (2.64%) jQuery
11 9 (2.16%) Gherkin
11 9 (2.16%) Qt
12 7 (1.68%) Ajax
12 7 (1.68%) JDBC
13 5 (1.20%) HTML5
13 5 (1.20%) J2EE
14 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 4 (0.96%) GWT
14 4 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.24%) Mathematics
4 19 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.88%) User Experience
6 11 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.16%) Online Games
9 7 (1.68%) Spread Betting
9 7 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.44%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.96%) Fintech
12 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.96%) Online Gambling
12 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.83%) Linux
2 37 (8.87%) Unix
3 19 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.32%) Android
5 16 (3.84%) Windows
6 4 (0.96%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (32.37%) Software Testing
3 113 (27.10%) Test Scripting
4 107 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 98 (23.50%) SDLC
6 96 (23.02%) Test Automation
7 94 (22.54%) BDD
8 89 (21.34%) Test Strategy
9 84 (20.14%) Test Management
10 82 (19.66%) TDD
11 74 (17.75%) Regression Testing
12 73 (17.51%) Defect Management
13 72 (17.27%) Scrum
14 69 (16.55%) Waterfall
15 68 (16.31%) Functional Testing
16 64 (15.35%) Performance Testing
17 63 (15.11%) Automated Testing
18 51 (12.23%) Automation Testing
19 50 (11.99%) Manual Testing
19 50 (11.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 140 (33.57%) SQL
2 138 (33.09%) Java
3 73 (17.51%) C#
4 49 (11.75%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.79%) Ruby
6 31 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 22 (5.28%) Python
8 16 (3.84%) C
9 15 (3.60%) C++
10 12 (2.88%) PHP
11 10 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.68%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.44%) COBOL
15 4 (0.96%) VB
16 3 (0.72%) R
16 3 (0.72%) VBScript
17 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 260 (62.35%) ISEB
2 135 (32.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 99 (23.74%) Degree
4 42 (10.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 26 (6.24%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.36%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.20%) MBA
9 3 (0.72%) CSQA
9 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.72%) PMP
10 2 (0.48%) HP ASE
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.24%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (63.31%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) FATCA
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.11%) HP
3 53 (12.71%) Oracle
4 23 (5.52%) SAP
5 14 (3.36%) Google
6 8 (1.92%) IBM
7 7 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.96%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.72%) ESRI
9 3 (0.72%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.72%) Lumension
9 3 (0.72%) Reuters
9 3 (0.72%) Siebel
9 3 (0.72%) Sophos
9 3 (0.72%) Sun
10 2 (0.48%) hybris
10 2 (0.48%) OpenText
10 2 (0.48%) RedDot
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
betgenius
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago