The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 423 339 439
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +100
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 251 301 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 2.58% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 203 227 226
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12628 11674 13531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.45% 25.69% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10261 9494 11569
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -34 40 £49,000 -2.00% 10
Croydon +4 13 £41,500 -6.74%
Sidcup - 5 £41,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Docklands, London +4 3 £87,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £30,000 -
Bromley -21 2 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £35,000 -
Chiswick - 2 £45,000 -
Hammersmith +18 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 441 (81.82%) ISEB
2 279 (51.76%) QA
3 257 (47.68%) Software Testing
4 178 (33.02%) Finance
5 169 (31.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 150 (27.83%) SQL
6 150 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
7 145 (26.90%) Test Scripting
8 125 (23.19%) Selenium
9 121 (22.45%) Test Management
10 113 (20.96%) Degree
11 103 (19.11%) PRINCE2
12 99 (18.37%) Automated Testing
13 95 (17.63%) Test Automation
14 94 (17.44%) Scrum
15 89 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 88 (16.33%) Performance Testing
17 84 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
18 73 (13.54%) Microsoft
19 71 (13.17%) .NET
19 71 (13.17%) Java
20 70 (12.99%) Retail
20 70 (12.99%) Manual Testing
21 68 (12.62%) SQL Server
22 64 (11.87%) Automation Testing
23 63 (11.69%) Computer Science
23 63 (11.69%) Security Cleared
23 63 (11.69%) E-Commerce
23 63 (11.69%) HP
24 62 (11.50%) C#

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (3.15%) Confluence
2 15 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.60%) CMS
4 7 (1.30%) LiveLink
5 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) Drupal
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 53 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) SaaS
2 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.04%) Internet
2 6 (1.11%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) Wireless
4 2 (0.37%) SSL
4 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) DHCP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.23%) Big Data
7 10 (1.86%) MySQL
8 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
12 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (23.19%) Selenium
2 58 (10.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 57 (10.58%) JIRA
4 32 (5.94%) Visual Studio
5 29 (5.38%) Cucumber
6 28 (5.19%) WebDriver
6 28 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (4.82%) FitNesse
8 17 (3.15%) LoadRunner
9 16 (2.97%) Jenkins
10 15 (2.78%) JMeter
11 13 (2.41%) Maven
11 13 (2.41%) Calabash
11 13 (2.41%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.23%) WebLOAD
13 10 (1.86%) Toad
14 9 (1.67%) Bugzilla
14 9 (1.67%) Rational Functional Tester
15 8 (1.48%) Robotium
15 8 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 178 (33.02%) Finance
2 70 (12.99%) Retail
3 60 (11.13%) Games
4 59 (10.95%) Banking
5 33 (6.12%) Back Office
6 24 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.71%) Front Office
8 18 (3.34%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.60%) Legal
10 11 (2.04%) Law
11 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.30%) Marketing
13 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.74%) Billing
15 3 (0.56%) Advertising
16 2 (0.37%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 165 (30.61%) Analyst
2 151 (28.01%) Test Analyst
3 142 (26.35%) Test Manager
4 115 (21.34%) Tester
5 50 (9.28%) QA Analyst
6 44 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 41 (7.61%) Test Engineer
8 40 (7.42%) Senior Test Analyst
8 40 (7.42%) Programme Manager
9 38 (7.05%) Programme Test Manager
10 37 (6.86%) QA Tester
10 37 (6.86%) QA Test Analyst
11 30 (5.57%) Test Leader
12 27 (5.01%) QA Engineer
13 20 (3.71%) Developer
13 20 (3.71%) Software Tester
14 19 (3.53%) Lead Tester
15 16 (2.97%) Junior
15 16 (2.97%) Consultant
16 15 (2.78%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.17%) .NET
2 54 (10.02%) XML
3 36 (6.68%) HTML
4 28 (5.19%) SOAP
5 20 (3.71%) Web Services
5 20 (3.71%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.78%) LINQ
7 13 (2.41%) HTML5
7 13 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.23%) XML Messaging
9 9 (1.67%) WCF
10 7 (1.30%) MDX
11 6 (1.11%) XSLT
12 5 (0.93%) ADO.NET
12 5 (0.93%) J2EE
12 5 (0.93%) CSS
12 5 (0.93%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.93%) REST
12 5 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.05%) Open Source
2 38 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.15%) Derivative
4 16 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.78%) Replication
6 13 (2.41%) Online Games
7 12 (2.23%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.23%) iPad
8 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.67%) iPhone
11 7 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.30%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.11%) Equities
13 5 (0.93%) Social Network
14 4 (0.74%) Online Gambling
14 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.19%) Apple iOS
1 28 (5.19%) Windows
2 27 (5.01%) Android
3 24 (4.45%) Linux
4 16 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 15 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 15 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 15 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 15 (2.78%) UNIX
6 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (47.68%) Software Testing
2 169 (31.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 150 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (26.90%) Test Scripting
5 121 (22.45%) Test Management
6 103 (19.11%) PRINCE2
7 99 (18.37%) Automated Testing
8 95 (17.63%) Test Automation
9 94 (17.44%) Scrum
10 89 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 88 (16.33%) Performance Testing
12 70 (12.99%) Manual Testing
13 64 (11.87%) Automation Testing
14 63 (11.69%) E-Commerce
15 55 (10.20%) Test Strategy
16 50 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 45 (8.35%) BDD
18 42 (7.79%) Waterfall
19 40 (7.42%) TDD
20 32 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 150 (27.83%) SQL
2 71 (13.17%) Java
3 62 (11.50%) C#
4 43 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.82%) Python
6 25 (4.64%) VB
7 22 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.71%) VBScript
9 18 (3.34%) Ruby
10 14 (2.60%) C++
11 13 (2.41%) PHP
12 10 (1.86%) Perl
13 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.30%) C
14 7 (1.30%) Groovy
14 7 (1.30%) XPath
15 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.93%) VBA
16 4 (0.74%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 441 (81.82%) ISEB
2 113 (20.96%) Degree
3 63 (11.69%) Security Cleared
4 44 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.37%) MCT
8 2 (0.37%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (51.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (15.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.69%) HP
3 47 (8.72%) Oracle
4 24 (4.45%) Hitachi
5 18 (3.34%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.86%) SAP
7 7 (1.30%) OpenLink
8 6 (1.11%) Mercator
9 5 (0.93%) VMware
9 5 (0.93%) Reuters
9 5 (0.93%) Ektron
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.74%) IBM
10 4 (0.74%) Citrix
10 4 (0.74%) Cognos
11 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
13 1 (0.19%) Sophis
13 1 (0.19%) Capita
London
Sogeti
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 days ago
London Victoria
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £50-60,000 + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago