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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 388 406 394
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 267 248 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 2.36% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 228 211 192
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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 +44 68 £50,000 - 7
Romford - 7 £47,500 -
Hammersmith +1 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Beckenham 0 3 £35,000 +34.61%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Croydon -6 2 £45,000 -
Wimbledon +2 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Uxbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Ealing - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 411 (77.99%) ISEB
2 279 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (46.87%) QA
4 182 (34.54%) Software Testing
5 179 (33.97%) Test Scripting
6 177 (33.59%) Selenium
7 176 (33.40%) Finance
8 174 (33.02%) SQL
8 174 (33.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 167 (31.69%) Test Automation
10 147 (27.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 133 (25.24%) Automated Testing
12 132 (25.05%) Degree
13 129 (24.48%) JIRA
14 126 (23.91%) Java
14 126 (23.91%) Functional Testing
15 117 (22.20%) Test Management
16 109 (20.68%) HP
17 99 (18.79%) SDLC
18 94 (17.84%) HP Quality Center
18 94 (17.84%) Test Strategy
19 93 (17.65%) BDD
20 91 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
21 86 (16.32%) Automation Testing
22 85 (16.13%) Defect Management
22 85 (16.13%) C#
23 84 (15.94%) Regression Testing
23 84 (15.94%) Cucumber
24 82 (15.56%) HP UFT
25 79 (14.99%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.28%) CMS
3 8 (1.52%) IIS
4 5 (0.95%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.95%) Confluence
4 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.78%) MS Office
3 26 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.66%) MS Project
5 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) BASE24
6 1 (0.19%) Endur
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) GitHub
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) AdWords
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.28%) Internet
2 11 (2.09%) HTTP
3 7 (1.33%) PuTTY
3 7 (1.33%) SSH
3 7 (1.33%) Telnet
4 5 (0.95%) 2G
4 5 (0.95%) 3G
4 5 (0.95%) 4G
4 5 (0.95%) INAP
4 5 (0.95%) M3UA
4 5 (0.95%) RANAP
4 5 (0.95%) SCCP
4 5 (0.95%) SCTP
4 5 (0.95%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (0.95%) SMPP
4 5 (0.95%) TCAP
4 5 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.38%) LAN
5 2 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.04%) DB2
4 16 (3.04%) DbVisualizer
5 15 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.52%) QlikView
8 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.95%) GIS
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.76%) Big Data
10 4 (0.76%) MySQL
11 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 177 (33.59%) Selenium
2 129 (24.48%) JIRA
3 84 (15.94%) Cucumber
4 82 (15.56%) HP UFT
5 78 (14.80%) WebDriver
6 62 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 60 (11.39%) Jenkins
8 52 (9.87%) JMeter
9 45 (8.54%) Visual Studio
10 40 (7.59%) LoadRunner
11 39 (7.40%) SoapUI
12 34 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (4.93%) WATIR
14 21 (3.98%) Bugzilla
15 19 (3.61%) Hudson
16 17 (3.23%) Appium
16 17 (3.23%) Mercurial
17 13 (2.47%) SpecFlow
18 12 (2.28%) Rational Functional Tester
19 11 (2.09%) SilkTest
General
1 176 (33.40%) Finance
2 71 (13.47%) Banking
3 54 (10.25%) Retail
4 30 (5.69%) Law
5 29 (5.50%) Games
5 29 (5.50%) Legal
6 22 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.23%) Advertising
8 14 (2.66%) Marketing
9 9 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.76%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 213 (40.42%) Analyst
2 179 (33.97%) Test Analyst
3 146 (27.70%) Tester
4 71 (13.47%) Automation Tester
5 70 (13.28%) Test Manager
6 51 (9.68%) QA Analyst
7 46 (8.73%) Developer
8 45 (8.54%) Automation Analyst
8 45 (8.54%) Automation Test Analyst
9 38 (7.21%) QA Engineer
10 35 (6.64%) Financial Analyst
10 35 (6.64%) Test Engineer
11 34 (6.45%) QA Tester
11 34 (6.45%) Test Leader
12 33 (6.26%) QA Test Analyst
13 32 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (6.07%) Service Analyst
14 30 (5.69%) Test Automation Developer
15 28 (5.31%) Senior Test Analyst
16 27 (5.12%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.23%) .NET
2 63 (11.95%) XML
3 59 (11.20%) SOAP
4 42 (7.97%) HTML
4 42 (7.97%) Web Services
5 36 (6.83%) Gherkin
6 35 (6.64%) REST
7 28 (5.31%) RESTful
8 23 (4.36%) CSS
8 23 (4.36%) JSON
9 21 (3.98%) J2EE
10 12 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.09%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.09%) XBRL
12 8 (1.52%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.95%) Dojo
13 5 (0.95%) Entity Framework
13 5 (0.95%) GWT
13 5 (0.95%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (10.25%) Computer Science
3 42 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 22 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.61%) Physics
6 15 (2.85%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.28%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.28%) User Experience
8 10 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.90%) Online Games
9 8 (1.52%) iPad
9 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.14%) Fintech
11 5 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.95%) FMCG
11 5 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.76%) Derivative
12 4 (0.76%) Online Gambling
13 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.11%) Unix
2 43 (8.16%) Windows
3 42 (7.97%) Linux
4 15 (2.85%) Android
5 12 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.33%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (34.54%) Software Testing
3 179 (33.97%) Test Scripting
4 167 (31.69%) Test Automation
5 147 (27.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 133 (25.24%) Automated Testing
7 126 (23.91%) Functional Testing
8 117 (22.20%) Test Management
9 99 (18.79%) SDLC
10 94 (17.84%) Test Strategy
11 93 (17.65%) BDD
12 86 (16.32%) Automation Testing
13 85 (16.13%) Defect Management
14 84 (15.94%) Regression Testing
15 79 (14.99%) Performance Testing
16 78 (14.80%) TDD
17 72 (13.66%) Manual Testing
18 68 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
18 68 (12.90%) Scrum
19 59 (11.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 174 (33.02%) SQL
2 126 (23.91%) Java
3 85 (16.13%) C#
4 37 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.26%) Ruby
6 32 (6.07%) C
7 16 (3.04%) C++
8 14 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.47%) VB
10 12 (2.28%) VBScript
11 11 (2.09%) Python
12 10 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.71%) VB6
14 8 (1.52%) COBOL
14 8 (1.52%) PHP
14 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.95%) VBA
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 411 (77.99%) ISEB
2 174 (33.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 132 (25.05%) Degree
4 33 (6.26%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 25 (4.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 19 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.04%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.90%) HP ASE
10 5 (0.95%) CISSP
10 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.19%) CBAP
13 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (46.87%) QA
2 11 (2.09%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.09%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) SDET
4 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.57%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 94 (17.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (20.68%) HP
2 75 (14.23%) Oracle
3 74 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.64%) SAP
5 16 (3.04%) hybris
6 15 (2.85%) Citrix
7 11 (2.09%) VMware
8 10 (1.90%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.90%) Reuters
9 9 (1.71%) Rally
10 8 (1.52%) ATG
10 8 (1.52%) Google
11 5 (0.95%) Agilent
11 5 (0.95%) ESRI
11 5 (0.95%) Fujitsu
11 5 (0.95%) Lumension
11 5 (0.95%) Sophos
12 4 (0.76%) Apple
12 4 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.76%) Hitachi
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary and benefits and excellent career
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 9 days ago
Holborn, Central London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £46,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £63,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £45k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago