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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 412 398 386
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 238 298 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 2.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 200 232 161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
11158 12125 11183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.23% 25.19% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9085 9732 9049
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +21 55 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Ealing -22 4 - -
Feltham - 3 £20,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £31,250 - 1
Bromley - 2 £25,000 -
Surbiton +5 1 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Harrow - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 390 (75.88%) ISEB
2 246 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (41.63%) Software Testing
4 211 (41.05%) QA
5 184 (35.80%) Finance
6 147 (28.60%) SQL
7 145 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 137 (26.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 135 (26.26%) Selenium
10 129 (25.10%) Test Automation
11 124 (24.12%) Test Scripting
11 124 (24.12%) Degree
12 122 (23.74%) Java
13 121 (23.54%) Test Management
14 86 (16.73%) Manual Testing
15 84 (16.34%) HP
15 84 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 79 (15.37%) SDLC
17 76 (14.79%) Automated Testing
18 70 (13.62%) JIRA
19 68 (13.23%) Scrum
20 67 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
21 66 (12.84%) BDD
22 64 (12.45%) PRINCE2
23 63 (12.26%) Oracle
24 61 (11.87%) Cucumber
25 58 (11.28%) Regression Testing
25 58 (11.28%) Banking
26 57 (11.09%) Automation Testing
27 56 (10.89%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.36%) IIS
3 6 (1.17%) CMS
3 6 (1.17%) Confluence
4 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.58%) JBoss
6 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.33%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) SaaS
2 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.78%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.17%) HTTP
2 4 (0.78%) DNS
3 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.58%) Firewall
3 3 (0.58%) Multicast
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.56%) MySQL
6 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.39%) Informix
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) SSDT
9 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 135 (26.26%) Selenium
2 70 (13.62%) JIRA
3 61 (11.87%) Cucumber
4 47 (9.14%) HP UFT
5 41 (7.98%) WebDriver
6 38 (7.39%) LoadRunner
7 28 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (4.86%) JMeter
9 22 (4.28%) Git (software)
10 20 (3.89%) Appium
11 18 (3.50%) Maven
12 16 (3.11%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.72%) JUnit
14 13 (2.53%) JBehave
14 13 (2.53%) Jenkins
15 12 (2.33%) NeoLoad
16 10 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (1.75%) Visual Studio
18 8 (1.56%) Calabash
18 8 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 184 (35.80%) Finance
2 58 (11.28%) Banking
3 37 (7.20%) Retail
4 36 (7.00%) Games
5 15 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.14%) Legal
6 11 (2.14%) Marketing
7 10 (1.95%) Back Office
7 10 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.56%) Advertising
10 6 (1.17%) Billing
11 5 (0.97%) Law
12 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 183 (35.60%) Analyst
2 165 (32.10%) Test Analyst
3 131 (25.49%) Tester
4 66 (12.84%) Test Manager
5 49 (9.53%) Test Leader
6 36 (7.00%) Test Engineer
7 33 (6.42%) Consultant
8 32 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
9 31 (6.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 31 (6.03%) Developer
9 31 (6.03%) Test Consultant
10 30 (5.84%) Automation Tester
11 29 (5.64%) QA Analyst
12 27 (5.25%) QA Tester
13 26 (5.06%) QA Engineer
14 24 (4.67%) Lead Test Analyst
15 23 (4.47%) Software Tester
16 21 (4.09%) Graduate
16 21 (4.09%) Programme Manager
16 21 (4.09%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.17%) .NET
2 40 (7.78%) HTML
3 38 (7.39%) XML
4 22 (4.28%) SOAP
5 17 (3.31%) Web Services
6 14 (2.72%) CSS
6 14 (2.72%) Gherkin
7 10 (1.95%) Apache Flex
8 9 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (1.56%) REST
10 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.97%) jQuery
12 4 (0.78%) FpML
13 3 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.58%) Flash
13 3 (0.58%) XHTML
13 3 (0.58%) ADO.NET
13 3 (0.58%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.58%) LINQ
13 3 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.64%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.89%) SWIFT
5 18 (3.50%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.75%) Derivative
8 6 (1.17%) Equities
8 6 (1.17%) Online Games
8 6 (1.17%) User Experience
9 4 (0.78%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.58%) PKI
10 3 (0.58%) Online Gambling
10 3 (0.58%) Wiki
11 2 (0.39%) Physics
11 2 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.86%) Windows
2 23 (4.47%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.09%) Android
4 17 (3.31%) Linux
5 15 (2.92%) UNIX
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (41.63%) Software Testing
3 145 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 129 (25.10%) Test Automation
5 124 (24.12%) Test Scripting
6 121 (23.54%) Test Management
7 86 (16.73%) Manual Testing
8 84 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (15.37%) SDLC
10 76 (14.79%) Automated Testing
11 68 (13.23%) Scrum
12 66 (12.84%) BDD
13 64 (12.45%) PRINCE2
14 58 (11.28%) Regression Testing
15 57 (11.09%) Automation Testing
16 56 (10.89%) Test Strategy
17 54 (10.51%) Waterfall
18 48 (9.34%) TDD
19 43 (8.37%) Performance Testing
20 39 (7.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 147 (28.60%) SQL
2 122 (23.74%) Java
3 47 (9.14%) JavaScript
3 47 (9.14%) C#
4 26 (5.06%) C
5 19 (3.70%) C++
6 17 (3.31%) Ruby
7 15 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.72%) Python
9 12 (2.33%) VB
10 10 (1.95%) PHP
11 9 (1.75%) VBScript
12 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.97%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.78%) VBA
15 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.19%) Groovy
16 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 390 (75.88%) ISEB
2 137 (26.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 124 (24.12%) Degree
4 51 (9.92%) Security Cleared
5 43 (8.37%) SC Cleared
6 36 (7.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (2.33%) HP ASE
8 8 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.58%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.39%) MBA
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.19%) CSQA
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (41.05%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 67 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Oozie
2 1 (0.19%) nmon
Vendors
1 84 (16.34%) HP
2 63 (12.26%) Oracle
3 45 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.70%) Capita
5 16 (3.11%) SAP
6 9 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.17%) Cognos
7 6 (1.17%) Tableau
8 4 (0.78%) VMware
8 4 (0.78%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.58%) IBM
9 3 (0.58%) Citrix
9 3 (0.58%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.39%) Remedy
10 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) hybris
11 1 (0.19%) Splunk
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Lawn Tennis Association
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Beckenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago